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Four militants killed in Arwani gunfight, operation on

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Anantnag:Four  militants were killed in an ongoing operation in Arwani area of Bijbehara in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district, police said on Thursday evening.

A police official said so far four militants have been killed and searches are underway at the gunfight site.

One of the slain militants was identified as Sahil Makroo of Arwani.

He said the identity of other three slain militants is yet to be ascertained. “Three weapons have been recovered from the gunfight site,” he said.

The gunfight broke out between militants and the government forces after forces launched a cordon-and-search-operation (CASO) in Arwani today afternoon.

The militant killings triggered Intense protests and clashes in the area.

Further details are awaited.