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Unidentified militant killed in encounter in Kashmir

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

An unidentified militant was today killed in an encounter with security forces in Pulwama district of Kashmir.

Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in village Samboora late last night following information about presence of militants there, a police official said.

The search party of forces was fired upon by militants triggering a gunbattle, the official said.

One militant was killed in the encounter, he said adding that the identity and group affiliation of the slain ultra was being ascertained.

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First Published: Mon, August 07 2017. 07:02 IST