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2 militants killed in J&K gunfight

IANS  |  Srinagar 

Two militants were killed in a gunfight with the security forces on Thursday in Jammu and Kashmir's town, defence sources said.

"Two terrorists were killed in the encounter in Arampora area. Their bodies are being recovered and a is on," the sources said.

According to the police, the security forces including personnel from Rashtriya Rifles (RR), the state police's Special Operations Group (SOG) and the (CRPF), cordoned off the area earlier in the morning upon receiving a tip-off about the presence of militants.

"As the cordon was tightened, the militants fired at the security forces triggering the gunfight," the police said.

As a precautionary measure, authorities have suspended in

Educational institutions have also been closed for the day in

--IANS

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First Published: Thu, September 13 2018. 12:42 IST
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