Bandipora gunfight ends: Three more militants killed, toll 5

Srinagar : Three more militants have been killed in an encounter at Sumular forests of north Kashmir’s Bandipora district, taking the death toll of militants to five.

SSP Bandipora Zulfikar Azad said that three more militants have been killed in the operation.

He said that all the bodies of the slain has been recovered along with as many weapons.

“The identity and the group affiliation of the slain militants are being ascertained,” he said.

The gunfight broke out after Army’s 14 RR, SOG of Jammu and Kashmir Police and the CRPF launched a cordon-and-search operation at Shukbabun area of Sumlar village on Thursday afternoon.

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