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Three Hizb militants killed in encounter

September 27, 2003 17:47 IST

Three Hizbul Mujahideen militants, including a foreign mercenary, were killed in an encounter with security forces in Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir late on Friday night.
Another gunfight, which started in the district on Friday, was still on when reports last came in
, official sources said.

The militants, hiding in Watlipora-Tangmarg area, put up a brief resistance before being shot down by a crack team

The other gunfight broke out in the forest area of Gurez sector in the district.


Elsewhere in the district, militants attacked a security patrol in Wagoora, injuring a soldier and a civilian.


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