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Two terrorists killed in encounter in J-K's Pulwama

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

Two terrorists and a soldier were killed Thursday in an encounter in district of Jammu and Kashmir, army said.

Security forces launched a cordon and in Deliporavillage of following information about presence of terrorists there, a said.

He said the hiding ultras opened firing on the search party, who retaliated, triggering off a gun battle.

An said two terrorists were killed in the gun battle while one jawan also lost his life in the operation, which was going on till last reports came in.

The identity and group affiliation of the slain terrorists was being ascertained.

According to intelligence inputs,a top self styled of was believed to be among those trapped in the security forces' cordon.

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First Published: Thu, May 16 2019. 09:00 IST