2 militants killed in encounter with security forces Kashmir’s Anantnag

Police and security forces launched a cordon and search operation at Bagender Mohalla in Bijbehara area on a credible input. The team was fired upon by the militants during the searches.
Incriminating material, including arms and ammunition, was recovered from the site of encounter.(PTI FILE)
Incriminating material, including arms and ammunition, was recovered from the site of encounter.(PTI FILE)
Updated on Apr 25, 2019 09:11 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Srinagar | ByHT Correspondent

Two militants were killed in Bijbehara in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district after a gun battle with security forces on Thursday morning, officials said.

Police and security forces launched a cordon and search operation at Bagender Mohalla in Bijbehara area on a credible input. The team was fired upon by the militants during the searches.

The fire was retaliated by the security forces leading to an encounter. The bodies of the two militants have been retrieved from the site of encounter. Incriminating material, including arms and ammunition, was recovered from the site of encounter.

Their identities and affiliations are being ascertained. Further search is going on in the area. Police have registered a case.

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