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J&K: One militant killed in ongoing Uri encounter

A Militant Was Gunned Down On Sunday After An Encounter Broke Out Between Security Forces And Militants In Uri Area Of Baramulla Of Jammu And Kashmir.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Vikas Mehta | Updated on: 24 Sep 2017, 12:41:34 PM

New Delhi :

A militant was gunned down on Sunday after an encounter broke out between security forces and militants in Uri area of Baramulla of Jammu and Kashmir.

As per initial reports, the security forces rounded up the militants in the Kalgha area of the district. It is said 2-3 militants have taken trapped.

The encounter was in progress till last reports came in.

On Friday, Security forces had arrested two militants involved in the attack on SSB personnel at Banihal in Jammu and Kashmir.

"Two militants involved in Wednesday's terrorist attack at Banihal have been arrested and a hunt for the third militant is on," a police spokesman had said.

He had said the arrested militants have been identified as Gazanfar and Arif. 

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First Published : 24 Sep 2017, 07:49:07 AM

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