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2 militants, one civilian killed in Kashmir gunfight

Two Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militants were killed while another surrendered in a gunfight on Sunday in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district where a civilian was killed and 10 others injured in subsequent street protests.
Police said two LeT militants, including a top commander, were killed while another one surrendered in Chaddar Motelhama in Qaimoh area. As the gunfight progressed, civilians poured out of their homes and clashed with the security force in a bid to disrupt the operation, police said.
A civilian, identified as Yawar Ahmad Dar, 27, sustained a gunshot injury in the violence. He was shifted to hospital where doctors declared him dead. Ten other protesters also sustained injuries in these clashes, the sources said.

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