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Three terrorists killed in gunfight in Anantnag

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In Jammu & Kashmir, three terrorists were killed in a brief gunfight that raged in the Arwani Bijbehara area of Anantnag district following the launch of cordon and search operation in the area this evening.

The counter-terrorist operation was launched by joint security forces on the basis of specific information about the presence of terrorists in the residential area. Sources said, the identity of the slain terrorists is being ascertained. The search operation is underway in the encounter area.

Meanwhile, a gunfight is going on between hiding terrorists and the security forces in Kreeri area of Baramulla district. Sources said, the gunfight started early this morning following launch of cordon and search operation by joint security forces in the area.