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Two militants killed in Pulwama gunfight

File Photo: KM/Umar Ganie

Srinagar: Two militants have been killed in an ongoing encounter between security forces and militants in Dangerpora area of main town Pulwama in South Kashmir on Saturday.

A senior police official said two militants have been killed in the gunfight, adding that search operation is on in the area.


Earlier, an official said that Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) was launched in the area by joint team of forces including 55 RR, CRPF and Pulwama Police following specific inputs about the presence of militants.

“As forces zeroed towards suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon forces which was retaliated, thus triggering an encounter,” he said.

Meanwhile, the internet services have been snapped in Police district Pulwama as a precautionary measure.