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Two terrorists killed in J&K encounter

Two unidentified terrorists were killed in an encounter with security forces at their hideout in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir.

india Updated: Aug 20, 2006 16:54 IST
Press Trust of India
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Two unidentified terrorists were killed in an encounter with security forces at their hideout in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Officials on Sunday said the gun battle broke out on Saturday night at Ranipora in Shopian area, 60 kms from Srinagar, when the terrorists opened fire at a search team of security forces.

The house where the terrorists were taking shelter was also damaged in the firefight that lasted several hours, officials said.

First Published: Aug 20, 2006 16:54 IST