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Two militants killed in Kulgam encounter

Army jawan stand guardin Kulgam District in south Kashmir. File photo.

Army jawan stand guardin Kulgam District in south Kashmir. File photo.   | Photo Credit: Nissar Ahmad

Two militants were on Saturday killed in an operation of the security forces in Wanpora area of Jammu and Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Saturday, police said.

A police spokesman said the identities of the slain militants were being ascertained.

The duo was killed when a joint team of the police, the Army’s 01 RR and the CRPF launched a cordon-and-search-operation in Wanpora and encircled them.

“The hiding militants opened fire at the security forces. In the encounter, two militants were killed,” the spokesman said.

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