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Two militants killed in encounter with security forces

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

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

Security forces launched a cordon and in Katpora area in south Kashmir's district this evening after receiving specific information about the presence of militants there, a said.

As the forces were conducting the searches, the militants fired upon them. The forces retaliated, ensuing an encounter in which two militants were killed, he said.

Arms and ammunition were recovered from the encounter site, the said, adding that no collateral damage has been reported.

The identity and group affiliation of the militants was being ascertained, the said.

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First Published: Sat, January 12 2019. 23:05 IST