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J&K: Two militants killed in encounter with security personnel in Anantnag

Two militants gunned down in the encounter between security personnel & terrorists in Anantnag's Dooru area. Arms & ammunition was also recovered, encounter over.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi |
Updated: March 24, 2018 11:12:49 am
Two militants killed in encounter with security personnel in Anantnag The encounter broke last evening and a search operation was underway on Saturday. (Express Photo By Shuaib Masoodi/Representational)

Two militants were killed in a gunfight with security forces that broke out at Dooru village in South Kashmir of Anantnag district on Friday evening. Following the encounter, the area around Shahstargam was cordoned off. According to local reports, the exchange of fire continued till late last night.

J&K Police DGP SP Vaid in a tweet said, “In an encounter in Shishitergam Police station Dooru Anantnag; today morning two bodies of terrorists have been recovered along with two AK47s, pistols, grenades and arms and ammunition. Efforts are on to identify the bodies. Operation concluded.”

The security forces recovered a stock of arms and ammunition from the militants, as the encounter came to an end. A cordon is still in place, a search operation is underway in the area to flush out any more militants in hiding.

(More details awaited)

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