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Pulwama encounter : Two unidentified militants killed, search on

Another gunfight rages at Handwara, Op underway, says police

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Pulwama , 02 May 2020

Two unidentified militants have been killed in an ongoing encounter that raged between government forces and militants in Dangerpora area of main town Pulwama in South Kashmir on Saturday morning.A senior police official confirmed to news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), that two militants have been killed in the gunfight, adding that search operation is on in the area.Kashmir zone police on its twitter handle also confirmed the killing of two unidentified militants in the counter saying search operation was on in the area. Defence Spokesman Colonel Rajesh Kalia also said that two militants have been killed in Pulwama encounter while as “joint search operation as on.”Earlier, an official said that  Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) was launched in the area by joint team of forces including 55 RR, CRPF and Pulwama Police following specific inputs about the presence of militants."As forces zeroed towards suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon forces which was retaliated, thus triggering an encounter," he said.The internet services have been snapped in Police district Pulwama as a precautionary measure. Meanwhile, another encounter started at Handwara area of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district, police said.Kashmir zone police mentioned on its twitter handle that “Encounter has started at #Chanjmullah area of #Handwara. Police and security forces are on the job. Further details shall follow.”—(KNO)

 

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