3 killed in J&K gunfight

Srinagar: Two militants and a soldier were killed in a gunfight in Jammu and Kashmir’s Bandipora district, a defence official said on Thursday.

Defence Ministry spokesman Colonel Rajesh Kalia told IANS: “Two terrorists and a soldier were killed in the ongoing operation in Panar forest area.”

A search operation was initiated in the area earlier this week after an Army patrol team were fired at by militants.