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Five militants killed in encounter with security forces in J-K's Kulgam district

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

Five militants were killed Sunday in an encounter with security forces in and Kashmir's district, the said here.

The gunbattle broke out after the ultras opened fire on a of the security forces in the district's Kellem village this morning, an said.

He said five militants were killed in the encounter. The identity and group affiliation of the ultras are being ascertained.

Weapons and war-like stores have been recovered from the encounter site, the added.

Clashes between protestors and security forces broke out near the encounter site, a said, adding there were no immediate reports of to anyone.

He said the law enforcing agencies were trying to restore order in the area.

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First Published: Sun, February 10 2019. 13:50 IST