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3 militants killed in Indian-controlled Kashmir gunfight

Global Times

Source:Xinhua Published: 2020/6/22 2:39:40

Three militants were killed Sunday in a fierce gunfight with government forces in restive Indian-controlled Kashmir, police said.

The gunfight broke out in Srinagar city, the summer capital of Indian-controlled Kashmir.

"In a gunfight that broke out here at Zadibal-Soura area, three militants were killed," a senior police official posted in the city said. "The trapped militants were asked to surrender but they fired upon the joint contingents, thereby triggering a gunbattle."

According to police officials, the operation was launched in the locality on specific intelligence information suggesting the presence of militants.

Indian paramilitary troopers or police have not suffered any damage in the stand-off.

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