SRINAGAR, Indian-controlled Kashmir, March 16 (Xinhua) -- Three militants belonging to Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) outfit and a girl have been killed, while a policeman and a boy wounded in a gunfight in restive Indian-controlled Kashmir, officials said.
The fierce gunfight broke out Wednesday at village Kalaroos of frontier Kupwara district, about 110 km northwest of Srinagar city, the summer capital of Indian-controlled Kashmir.
"Acting on a specific information, police along with army and paramilitary launched cordon and search operation in Jugtiyal, Hyhama in Kupwara," a police spokesman said.
"During the searches, militants present in the area fired on the search party. The fire was retaliated, thereby triggering a gunfight in which three LeT militants were killed and a policeman wounded."
According to police officials the children were hit by stray bullets far from gunfight site.
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