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Two militants killed in Pulwama gunfight; second such gunfight in south Kashmir today

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Srinagar: Two militants have been killed in a brief gunfight between government forces and militants in Dadoora Kangan area of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district.

A senior police officer said that two unidentified militant have been killed while as search operation is on in the area.

 

Earlier an official said that a joint team of Police, army’s 55 RR and CRPF launched a cordon and search operation on specific information about the presence of militants in the area.

He said that as the joint teams of forces approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon them which was retaliated, triggering an encounter.

Pertinently this is the second encounter in South kashmir in less than 12 hrs. Earlier two militants were killed in Kulgam. (KNO)