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2 militants killed in Valley encounters

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Two militants were killed in two separate operations of the security forces in the Kashmir valley on Thursday.

In the first operation, security forces encircled a group of militants in Kulgam.

“One unidentified militant was killed in Chawalgam area in Kulgam, where an encounter broke out in the morning,” the police said.

In a late evening operation, the security forces cordoned off an area in Srinagar’s Bemina area and engaged hiding militants in a gunfight.

“One unidentified terrorist was killed. One AK rifle along with ammunition was recovered,” the police said.

The operation was on in Srinagar when the last reports came in.

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