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Two militants killed in Kupwara district, encounter underway

Army has claimed to have recovered huge cache of arms and ammunition in Mantrigam village. (Source: AP photo) Army has claimed to have recovered huge cache of arms and ammunition in Mantrigam village. (Source: AP photo)
Srinagar | Posted: August 21, 2014 12:11 pm

By Adil Akhzer
Two militants have been killed in an ongoing encounter in North Kashmir’s Kupwara district that broke out between the army personnel and the militants on Wednesday evening.

“We have recovered two bodies of the militants from the encounter site (Farkiyan Gali sector),” an army spokesperson told The Indian Express. “The encounter is still on in the area,” he said.

The spokesperson said that the militants hiding in the area fired on the army, triggering an encounter.

Meanwhile, army has claimed to have recovered huge cache of arms and ammunition in Mantrigam village in Bandipore district of North Kashmir.

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