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Two militants killed in Bandipora encounter, operation on

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BANDIPORA: Two militants have been killed in a gunfight that broke out between militants and security forces at Shokbaba area of Sumlar in North Kashmir’s Bandipora.

Official sources told that a Joint team of security forces launched a cordon and search operation after “specific inputs” about the presence of militants in the forest area of Shokbaba.

“As the security forces approached the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon them, which was retaliated, triggering an encounter,” they said.

They said that two militants have been killed, while a search operation was going on in the area—(KNO)


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