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J-K: Two militants killed in encounter with security forces near Srinagar

Security forces had launched a cordon-and-search operation in the Ranbirgarh area

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Exchange of firing is going on and further details are awaited

Press Trust of India Srinagar
Two militants were killed in an encounter that broke out on the outskirts of Srinagar on Saturday, police said. The identity and group affiliation of the militants are being ascertained.
Security forces launched a cordon-and-search operation in the Ranbirgarh area on the outskirts of the city this morning following specific information about the presence of militants there, a police official said.
He said as the forces were conducting the search, militants fired upon them.
The forces retaliated, ensuing an encounter, the official said.
He said the exchange of firing

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First Published: Jul 25 2020 | 11:13 AM IST

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