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Three Al-Badr militants killed in Shopian: IGP Kashmir Vijay Kumar

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Srinagar: Inspector General of Police (IGP) Kashmir range Vijay Kumar said that three local militants of Al-Badr outfit were killed in Shopian district of South Kashmir,.

Talking to reporters on the sidelines of wreath laying ceremony of SPO Altaf Ahmed, who sustained bullet injury in Budgam gunfight and later succumbed, the IGP Kashmir said that, “Yesterday late night a cordon was laid in Imam Sahab area of Shopian district. Today morning, three militants of Al-Badr were killed in the operation. All three are locals. Two Ak-47 riffles and one pistol have been recovered from their possession,” he said as per news agency.

Talking about another military operation in Budgam the IGP said that two militants managed to flee from the gunfight site, whose blood trail was followed after which a cordon was launched in another village of the district.

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