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Two militants, two policemen killed in Punjab encounter

india Updated: Apr 25, 2010 15:30 IST
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Two militants and as many policemen were on Sunday killed in an encounter in the border district of Gurdaspur in Punjab.

The encounter near Ratarwan village under Narot Jaimal Singh Police Station area, about 50 kms from Pathankot, took place after a couple informed the police that two armed men had come to their house late on Friday night and asked them the way to the main road, police said.

While Inspector General of Police (IGP), Border Range, IPS Sahota said one militant was killed and his accomplice was injured in the encounter in which two policemen also died, police sources in neighbouring Jammu put the number of ultras killed at two.

Police had on Saturday launched an operation to track down the militants after being informed about them by the
locals.

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