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Unidentified militant killed in Pahalgam encounter, operation on

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SRINAGAR: One militant has been killed in an ongoing encounter at Batkoot area of Pahalgam in South Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Friday.

Official sources told that one militant has been killed in an ongoing encounter, however, the identitification of the slain militant was yet to be ascertained. Earlier reports said, that a joint team of police and army launched a cordon and search operation in the Batkoot forest area of Pahalgam.

As the joint team of forces approached the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon the forces, triggering off a gunfight.(GNS)


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