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Uri encounter: Security forces kill a militant after gunbattle

The security forces launched an operation after receiving specific inputs about militants hiding in the Kalghi forest area

Agencies 

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A was killed on Sunday in an ongoing in Jammu and Kashmir's border town of Uri, police said.

The launched an operation after receiving specific inputs about militants hiding in the Kalghi forest area.

"As the cordon was tightened, the militants opened fire at the triggering the gunfight," a police official said.

Earlier on Tuesday, a grenade attack by the terrorists in South Kashmir's Tral claimed lives of at least three citizens and injured 17 CRPF personnel.

First Published: Sun, September 24 2017. 11:43 IST
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