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ANANTNAG: Two militants were killed in an encounter with security forces in the Dooru area of South Kashmir’s Anantnag on Tuesday, police said.

Acting on a specific input about the presence of militants in the Kreeri area of Dooru in the south Kashmir district, security forces launched a cordon and search operation there, a senior police officer told. He said the search operation turned into an encounter after the hiding militants fired upon the forces who retaliated.

In the ensuing exchange of fire, two militants were killed, the official said. He said the identity and group affiliation of the slain militants are being ascertained.

 

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