3 militants killed in Mujgund encounter in J&K

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Srinagar: Three militants were killed in Mujgund encounter on the outskirts of Srinagar in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday.

The gun battle between the security forces and the terrorists was going on since Saturday evening.

A large cache of arms and ammunition were recovered from the slain militants, news agencies said. Five security personnel were injured in the gunfight.

Mobile internet services were suspended in Srinagar in view of the encounter, police sources said.

Sources said after a brief lull in the night the gunfight resumed on Sunday morning as the security forces tried to flush out the militants from the area.

The forces had cordoned off the area for preventing the militants from escaping the region, sources added.

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