13 July 2017

News Story: Troops kill 3 militants in Indian-controlled Kashmir gunfight

SRINAGAR, Indian-controlled Kashmir, July 12 (Xinhua) -- Three militants belonging to Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) militant outfit were killed Wednesday in a fierce gunfight with troops in restive Indian-controlled Kashmir, officials said.

The gunfight between militants and government forces broke out Tuesday night at village Radbugh of Budgam, about 32 km south of Srinagar city, the summer capital of Indian-controlled Kashmir.

"Three militants were killed in gunfight in at Radbugh village early today," a senior police official posted in Budgam told Xinhua. "Three weapons have been recovered from the spot."

According to police, the village was cordoned off Tuesday late evening on specific intelligence inputs about presence of militants.

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