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J&K: 4 militants killed in encounter

August 25, 2008 13:05 IST

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Four militants were killed in the wee hours of Monday in an encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's [Images] Baramulla district, a defence spokesman said.

Acting on a tip off, the troops launched an operation in the general area of Gulmarg and in the subsequent encounter killed four militants around 0500 hours on Monday, Defence Spokesman Col C K Kachhari told PTI.

Three AK-47 rifles and large amount of ammunition were recovered from the slain militants, he said, adding that the operation was still on.

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