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Two militants killed in Anantnag gunfight

Punjab News Express | June 17, 2019 11:39 AM

SRINAGAR:  Two militants were killed on Monday in a gunfight with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district, police said.

Rashtriya Rifles (RR) and special operations group (SOG) of state police personnel surrounded the Bidoora village in Achabal area following information about the presence of militants.

"Hiding militants opened fire just as the cordon around them was being tightened. Two militants were killed and their bodies recovered.

"Exact identities and group affiliation of the slain militants is being ascertained," a police officer said.

Fresh firing exchanges started after the bodies were recovered.


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