Three militants killed in J&K encounter
August 23, 2015  09:33
Three militants were killed today in an encounter with the army in Kupwara district of north Kashmir. 

The encounter began last night after troops launched a search operation in Khumhair forests of Handwara tehsil, 100 km from Srinagar, following information about the presence of the militants, an army official said. 

"Three terrorists have been killed while one soldier has sustained injuries during the operation," the official said. 

He added that the identity and group affiliation of the slain militants was being ascertained.
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