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2 militants killed in encounter with security forces in J-K's Pulwama

Security forces had launched a cordon and search operation after they received specific information about the presence of militants.

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

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Two militants were killed in an encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's district on Saturday, the said.

Security forces had launched a cordon and in Panzgam area of Awantipora early Saturday morning following specific information about the presence of militants there, an said.

He said as the forces were conducting searches in the area in south Kashmir, the militants fired at them.

The forces retaliated and in the ensuing encounter, two militants were killed, the said.

The identity and group affiliation of the slain militants are being ascertained.

The operation is in progress, the said.

First Published: Sat, May 18 2019. 09:31 IST
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