Indian police kill 3 alleged militants in Kashmir
SRINAGAR, India (AP) - The Indian police said they killed three alleged militants who attacked a police compound on Saturday in the disputed Himalayan territory of Kashmir.
Inspector General Nalin Prabhat said the police were retaliating after the three opened fire on a police camp Shopain district, about 50km south of Srinagar, the main city in the Indian portion of Kashmir.
Two civilians, both men in their 20s, were injured during the shooting, !nsp-Gen Prabhat said.
Kashmir is divided between India and Pakistan, with separatists in Indian-held Kashmir demanding independence or a merger with predominantly Muslim Pakistan.