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Five LeT militants killed in Bandipora gunfight: Police

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

SSP Bandipora Zulfikar Azad told a local news gathering agency that three more militants have been killed in the operation.

He said that all the bodies of the slain have 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.  GNS

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