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Jammu and Kashmir: Encounter breaks out between terrorists, security forces in Awantipora Awantipora Encounter
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Jammu and Kashmir: Encounter breaks out between terrorists, security forces in Awantipora

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 25 Dec 2021, 05:09 pm

Awantipora: An encounter is currently going on between security personnel and terrorists in  Awantipora region of Jammu nd Kashmir on Saturday.

"#Encounter has started at Hardumir, #Tral area of #Awantipora. Police and security forces are on the job. Further details shall follow.@JmuKmrPolice," Kashmir Zone Police tweeted.

Meanwhile, two unidentified militants were killed in a gunfight in south Kashmir’s Shopian district on Saturday, officials said.

The gunfight broke at Chowgam area of Shopian in the wee hours when joint forces were carrying a cordon and a search operation following an input regarding the presence of militants in the area.

"An encounter started during the CASO and in the operations two terrorists have been killed," a police officer said.

The identity and affiliation of the militants could not be established immediately.

Police said incriminating materials including arms and ammunition were recovered from the gunfight site.