J&K: Two Terrorists Gunned Down In Separate Encounters In Srinagar And Kulgam

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New Delhi: Two militants were gunned down by security forces in separate encounters on Thursday in Jammu and Kashmir, police said.

While one militant was killed in the Kulgam district in south Kashmir earlier in the day, another was killed in Srinagar city in the evening, news agency PTI reported.

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A police official informed that security forces launched a cordon and search operation in the Chawalgam area of Kulgam, acting on specific inputs about the presence of militants there.

As the forces were conducting the searches in the area, the militants fired upon them, he said, as reported by PTI.

The forces retaliated leading to an encounter in which a militant was killed, the official added. He further informed the identity and group affiliation of the slain ultra was being ascertained.

Meanwhile, in the encounter in Srinagar, one unidentified terrorist was killed and an AK rifle along with ammunition was recovered, the Jammu and Kashmir police informed.

They said that the search was underway and further details will be revealed about the operation, news agency ANI reported.

(With Inputs From Agencies)

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