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Three military mens killed in encounter in Kupwara

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Three infiltrating militants and two army personnel, including a major, were killed in a fierce gunbattle near the LoC in Kupwara district of North Kashmir today.

The gunbattle took place when army confronted a group of heavily-armed militants at Gulab Post, 130 kms from Srinagar, when they were attempting to sneak into the valley from across the border.

A massive search operation was launched in the area falling under Hatmullah three days back following information about possible attempt by militants to sneak into the valley.

As the search operation was in progress, militants opened heavy fire in an abortive attempt to escape and in the ensuing gunbattle, three militants and two army personnel including a major were killed.

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