Jammu and Kashmir: Two terrorists killed in Kulgam encounter

WION
Srinagar Published: May 25, 2020, 10:29 AM(IST)

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Sources said that two-three militants are believed to be trapped. 

Two terrorists were killed in an encounter that broke out between security forces and terrorists at Khur village in Damhal Hanjipora area of Kulgam district in morning hours.

Kashmir Inspector-General of Police Vijay Kumar confirmed the death of two terrorists. 

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A police official told that Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) was launched in the area by a joint team of forces including 34 RR, Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and Kulgam Police on specific inputs about the presence of militants in wee hours of Today.

He said soon after trapping the militants, they were asked to surrender, adding that they, however, opened fire, which was retaliated, thus triggering the encounter.

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