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1 militant killed in encounter in Kashmir

By Mukhtar Ahmad
June 19, 2016 18:59 IST
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One militant was killed in an ongoing gunfight in south Kashmir Pulwama district late on Sunday afternoon.

A senior police officer said troops of counter insurgency Rashtriya Rifles and police jointly surrounded Ladoo area near Saffron rich Pampore on specific information about presence of a group of militants.

“As the security forces were busy searching the area, the militants in hiding opened fire triggering a gunfight which is on. So far one militant has been killed,” the officer said.

More reinforcements were rushed to the area. “The operation is on,” the officer said.

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