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Two militants killed in encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district

Two militants were killed in an encounter with security forces in Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said

Jammu and Kashmir | Kulgam | terrorist

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

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Two militants were on Saturday killed in an encounter with security forces in district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said.

Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Chingam area of district of south Kashmir late Friday night following specific inputs about the presence of militants there, a police officer said.

He said the search operation turned into an encounter after militants fired upon a security forces party, who retaliated.

In the exchange of fire, two militants were killed, the officer said, adding their identity and group affiliation is being ascertained.

The operation is going on, he said.

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First Published: Sat, October 10 2020. 08:43 IST