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Published: Thu, November 09, 2017
Global Media | By Abel Hampton

Army personnel and three militants killed during gunfight in Kashmir

Army personnel and three militants killed during gunfight in Kashmir

A civilian suffered injuries in the crossfire, a police spokesman said.

A police official told Rising Kashmir that, "He received several bullet wounds and was taken to army hospital in a critical condition". A civilian was also injured in the encounter.

The terrorists suddenly opened fire on security forces leading to a gun battle.

Meanwhile Defence spokesperson said the identities of the militants are yet to be ascertained.

"This US-made M4 carbine is presently with a lot of armies with the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation".

Last week a militant carrying USA made M4 carbine went viral on social media in the valley.

Following credible leads Police along with 44 RR and 182/183 CRPF conducted an operation in Aglar Kandi area in the jurisdiction of P/S Rajpora in which three JeM terrorists, 02 foreign militants and one local militant including the Divisional Commander for the South Kashmir Mahmood, were killed.

He alleged that the weapon was given to the JeM militants but Pakistan army. The killed terrorists were involved in yesterday's attack on police party in which one police man SgCt Ab Salam was martyred.First time in the history M4 American weapon recovered from the killed terroristsOne of the killed terrorist is identified as Waseem, and other two are Pakistanis.

Replying questions, IGP Khan said that there are 16 to 20 JeM militants still active in Kashmir Valley.

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