Anantnag encounter: Three militants killed in gunbattle with security forces

The security forces had launched an anti-militancy operation in the Wanihama village of the Anantnag district, following which a gunbattle broke out at around 8 pm.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: July 17, 2017 11:28 pm
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Security forces on Monday reportedly killed three unidentified militants in an encounter in Anantnag district of Kashmir, news agency PTI quoted defence officials as saying. The security forces had launched an anti-militancy operation in the Wanihama village of the Anantnag district, following which a gunbattle broke out at around 8 pm.

The bodies of the militants who were killed in the encounter have been recovered along with an AK 47, one SLR and a pistol, news agency ANI reported. The identities of the militants are being ascertained, Jammu and Kashmir DGP SP Vaid said.

“In a chance encounter three terrorists were killed near Anantnag by joint team of security forces, identities are being ascertained,” ANI quoted SP Vaid as saying.

More details are awaited

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    vijay
    Jul 18, 2017 at 9:21 am
    Go on ....kill all those who picks up gun...let them have fear of picking gun.pick all stone peltets and put them behind bars outside kashmir..let all their supporters spend some time to look after them in their jails...well done indian army.......
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      sdas
      Jul 18, 2017 at 1:33 am
      Keep decimating them and sending them to their " promised land ". Hope they find their coveted goats there. The Indian Army, after many many years, are able to work with a free hand to do what they do best - kill enemies and terrorists.
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        Idrees
        Jul 18, 2017 at 12:19 am
        India by slaughtering freedom fighters in Kashmir for last three dacades has now become an asia Israel
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          sourabh2681
          Jul 18, 2017 at 12:34 am
          I think, next is your turn to meet 72 virgin s (goats). You can do doggy style.
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            dv1936
            Jul 18, 2017 at 1:01 am
            Do not call P'aki terrorists as freedom fighters
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            Falcon Dave
            Jul 18, 2017 at 12:09 am
            Great Job Indian Army!! Way to go... Find each of these terrorists and send them to meet their 72 Virgins...Talibs....
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              dv1936
              Jul 17, 2017 at 11:40 pm
              A good job, keep it up
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