3 militants, minor boy killed in Hajin, Shopian gunfights   

3 militants, minor boy killed in Hajin, Shopian gunfights   
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Srinagar, Mar 22: Three militants and a minor were killed in separate gunfights in Shopian and Bandipora districts on Friday.
Two militants were killed in an gunbattle in Hajin area of Bandipora district, an army official said. “The operation against the militants started on Thursday but the security forces had to proceed with caution as two civilians were stuck in the house where militants were trapped,” police said.
While one civilian was rescued Thursday evening, the other — a minor — was killed during the operation, a police official said.
Meanwhile, a militant was killed on Friday in an encounter with the forces in Shopian district.