Two militants killed in Kulgam encounter

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Lt Gen Raju, General Officer Commanding of the Army’s 15 Corps, says his force will not be trigger happy | Representative Photo: PTI

Two unidentified militants were killed in an encounter with the security forces in Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday (May 30), police said.

A cordon and search operation was launched following information about the presence of militants in Wanpora area of the south Kashmir district, according to a police official. The militants fired upon the forces, who retaliated.

Two militants were killed in the gunfight, the official said. The identity and group affiliation of the slain militants were being ascertained, he added. The search operation is on in the area and further details are awaited.

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