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J-K: Two terrorists killed in Ganderbal encounter

Security Forces Launched An Anti-militancy Operation In The Hadoora Area Of Ganderbal District, 25 Kms From Following Information About The Presence Of Militants In The Area, A Police Official Said.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Saurabh Kumar | Updated on: 24 Jan 2017, 01:13:17 PM
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New Delhi:

Two unidentified militants were killed in an encounter with security forces in Ganderbal district of central Kashmir on Tuesday, police said.

Security forces launched an anti-militancy operation in the Hadoora area of Ganderbal district, 25 kms from following information about the presence of militants in the area, a police official said.

2 AK 47 have also been recovered in the operation. The operation is underway.

He said as the security forces were closing in on the position of the militants, the latter opened fire which was retaliated by the troops. “In the ensuing gunbattle, one militant is believed to have been killed while the operation is still in progress,” the official said. 

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With PTI Inputs 

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First Published : 24 Jan 2017, 01:03:00 PM