Militants kill three policemen in Sopore

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Sopore (J-K), Aug 11 (ANI): Three policemen were killed when heavily-armed militants opened fire on them in Jammu and Kashmir's Sopore town last night.

According to sources, the militants attacked the guards at the residence of Nationalist Political Party (NPP) leader Muhammad Abdullah Dar in Warpora area of Sopore.

The security men at the house returned the fire, triggering a gunbattle in which three policemen were killed while the militants managed to escape.

Additional deployment of police and the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) were rushed to the spot and the area was cordoned off.

Searches are being carried out to trace the militants. (ANI)

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