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Kashmir: Two militants killed in ongoing Pulwama encounter
Pulwama
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Kashmir: Two militants killed in ongoing Pulwama encounter

| @indiablooms | 20 Aug 2021, 11:22 am

Srinagar/UNI: Two militants were killed by security forces in an ongoing encounter in the south Kashmir district of Pulwama on Friday, police said.

Acting on specific information about the presence of militants, troops of Rashtriya Rifles (RR), Special Operation Group (SOG) of Jammu and Kashmir police and CRPF launched a joint Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) at Khrew, Pampore in Pulwama in the wee hours of Friday, a police spokesperson said.

When the security forces were moving towards a particular area, militants hiding there, opened indiscriminate firing at them with automatic weapons.

Security forces also retaliated, ensuing an encounter, he said, adding that two militants were killed in the encounter.

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