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3 CRPF troopers, 1 militant killed in Anantnag attack (Lead)

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Srinagar | Thursday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST
Three Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) troopers and one militant were killed and seven others, including one civilian and six security personnel, were injured following a gunfight in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district on Wednesday.

Police sources said that two masked militants came out of a car in KP Road in Anantnag town and opened fire on a security party.

"The militants were engaged in a sustained gunfight. While one of the militants was killed during the encounter, three CRPF jawans also lost their lives during the operation.

"Seven others, including one civilian woman, one local station house officer (SHO) and five CRPF personnel, were injured in the gunfight. The injured have been moved to a hospital for treatment," police sources said.

As per reports, the other militant appeared to have escaped the spot.

--IANS sq/arm

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2019-06-12-19:30:09 (IANS)

 
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