3 militants killed

Srinagar, Oct 9: Police on Friday said that three militants were killed in separate encounters across the state, while suspected militants shot at and injured a village defence committee member in Ja...

Srinagar, Oct 9: Police on Friday said that three militants were killed in separate encounters across the state, while suspected militants shot at and injured a village defence committee member in Jammu's Reasi district.
"A joint party of policemen and troopers cordoned off the Neel Charial area in Ramban district this morning and launched searches. Militants present there opened fire on the search party which was retaliated triggering an encounter in which two militants were killed,' a police spokesman said.
He said a Hizbul Mujahideen militant, Omer Maviya, was killed in a gunfight with police at Gusso Pulwama in south Kashmir on Friday.
"A VDC member was injured when suspected militants fired upon their team in Thalu forests last night. After carrying out the attack militants managed to escape," a police official said.
Meanwhile, sleuths of the Counter Insurgency Kashmir recovered huge quantity of arms and ammunitions from a hideout at Reshipora in frontier district of Kupwara, a top CIK official said.

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