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  India   All India  30 Jul 2017  Security forces gun down 2 militants in encounter in J&K's Pulwama

Security forces gun down 2 militants in encounter in J&K's Pulwama

PTI
Published : Jul 30, 2017, 10:45 am IST
Updated : Jul 30, 2017, 10:45 am IST

The identities, group affiliation of slain militants was not known immediately as search operation was still in progress, police said.

Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Tahab area of Pulwama district on Saturday night following information about presence of militants in the area, a police official said. (Photo: File/Representational)
 Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Tahab area of Pulwama district on Saturday night following information about presence of militants in the area, a police official said. (Photo: File/Representational)

Srinagar: Two militants were killed in an encounter with security forces on Sunday in Pulwama district of Kashmir, police said.

Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Tahab area of Pulwama district on Saturday night following information about presence of militants in the area, a police official said.

He said a gunfight broke out between the two sides early on Sunday, in which two ultras were killed.

The identity and group affiliation of the slain militants was not known immediately as the search operation was still in progress, the official said.

Tags: j&k militants, j&k situation, j&k police, militants killed
Location: India, Jammu and Kashmir, Srinagar