Kash­mir rebels killed

The Star Early Edition - - WORLD -

SRINAGAR: Three mil­i­tants were killed yes­ter­day in a fierce gun­fight in restive In­dian-con­trolled Kash­mir, po­lice said.

The gun­fight be­tween mil­i­tants and gov­ern­ment forces broke out at Gu­la­b­bag-Tral in Pul­wama dis­trict, about 32km south of Srinagar city.

“The hid­ing mil­i­tants opened fire on the joint search party, trig­ger­ing a gun­fight, dur­ing which three mil­i­tants were elim­i­nated,” the po­lice spokesman said.

“The iden­tity of slain mil­i­tants and their group af­fil­i­a­tion is be­ing as­cer­tained,” he added. Xin­hua

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