Two militants killed in nocturnal gunfight in Bijbehara village

Sringar: Two militants have been killed in a nocturnal encounter with government forces in Bijbehara town of South Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Thursday.

An official sqid that a joint of army’s 3RR and SoG launched a cordon and search operation in Baagandar Mohalla of the Town following inputs about presence of some militants in the area.

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The official said that soon after the searches were intensified, the militants opened fire which was retailated leading to an encounter.

In the exchange of fire two militants have been killed and search operation is still underway in the area, he added.

Bodies of the two along with ammunition have been recovered and identification is being ascertained, he added.

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