Four militants killed as gunfight rages in south Kashmir

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An army personnel taking position near the gunfight site Photograph by Vikar Syed for The Kashmir Walla. File Image

Srinagar: Four militants were killed after a gunfight broke out between militants and government forces in Watrigam village of south Kashmir’s Anantnag distrct on Sunday.

Reports said that a joint team of army’s 19 RR and SOG Anantnag launched cordon and search operation in Watergam village.

As the joint team of forces tightened the cordon around suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon them, triggering an encounter.

As per the offcial sources four militants were killed during exchange of firing. However the identification of the militants is yet to be ascertained. (GNS)

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