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J&K: 2 militants killed, security personnel injured in encounter in Shopian

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

Two militants were killed and a security personnel was injured today in an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's district, police said.

Three civilians were also hurt after protestors clashed with security forces near the site of the gunbattle in Kundullan village, they said.

Bodies of two militants were recovered from the site at Kundullan in the district, a said.

Security forces launched a cordon and in the village early this morning following information about the presence of militants there, a said.

He said the turned into an encounter after the militants opened fire on the security forces, who retaliated.

The said a jawan was injured in the exchange of fire with the militants.

He said a large number of civilians rushed towards the at Kundullan and started pelting stones at security personnel.

The three civilians were injured in action by security forces to chase away the protestors, he said.

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First Published: Tue, July 10 2018. 14:10 IST