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JeM militant killed in encounter with security forces in J-K's Pulwama

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

A Pakistani Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) militant was killed in an encounter with security forces in area of Jammu and Kashmir's district on Friday, police said.

Security forces launched a cordon and in Dar-Ganiegund area of following inputs about the presence of militants there, a said.

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

One JeM militant, was killed in the gunbattle, the said, adding that a also suffered during the operation.

The deceased militant was identified as a Pakistani national and he was using a code name, Anwar, he said.

"Incriminating material, arms and ammunition were recovered from the site of the encounter," the said.

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First Published: Fri, November 09 2018. 19:35 IST