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3 militants gunned down in Kupwara

Three militants were killed in a gunbattle with security forces in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir today, a defence spokesman said.

india Updated: Sep 06, 2010 16:07 IST

Three militants were killed in a gunbattle with security forces in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir today, a defence spokesman said.

The army last evening launched a combing operation in Afroda forest in Handwara, 80 kms from here, Lt Col J S Brar said. During the operation, militants fired at security forces who retaliated triggering a gunbattle in which three militants were killed this morning, Brar said.