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8 Militants killed in 3 separate encounters in Jammu and Kashmir

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J&K | Three militants were killed today in an ongoing gunfight along the Line of Control (LoC) in Keran sector of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district.
Official sources said that soldiers of 3 JAK rifles manning the fence at Balbir post near Datgali in Keran intercepted a group of militants at around 10:40 am today which resulted into a gunfight.
An army officer said that the alert troops challenged the movement of a group of infiltrators triggering off a gunfight.
In the ensuing gunfight, three infiltrators have been killed, he said, adding that the bodies of the militants are lying close to the LoC and are yet to be retrieved.
The officer said that the operation in the area is going on.
Earlier in the morning today, two militants were killed in an encounter in Teliyan Mohalla in Arampora, Sopore in Baramulla district.
While, three militants were killed in Kakriyal area of Katra in Reasi district today afternoon.

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