LeT's divisional commander, aide killed in Qazigund gunfight

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The militants fired at the patrol team in Qazigund area which has been cordoned off for searches, the officer said.

Earlier, there were reports of terrorists attacking an army convoy that was heading towards Srinagar.

Two militants and a soldier were killed and another soldier injured in a gunfight that erupted on Monday between the security forces and militants holed up in a house in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district, officials said.

Sources said the militants had fled away from the scene and taken shelter inside a building.

Sources said a group of militants opened indiscriminate fire upon a patrolling party of the Army in Bounigam village of Qazigund area, in which three soldiers were injured.

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"(An) army convoy on its way to Srinagar fired at by terrorists near Qazigund area at 1240 hrs.

However, The Hindu reported that two soldiers were injured in the attack.

The house in which the militants were hiding was fully destroyed during the gunfight.

The security forces retaliated ensuing in an encounter, they said. Defense Spokesperson said, "The operation against terrorists is going on and so far they haven't recovered dead body of any terrorists". However, security forces used force to disperse the demonstrators who were pelting stones and attempting to enter the area.

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