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Security Forces Kill Two militants in Encounter in Jammu and Kashmir’s Sopore town

Security forces had launched a search operation in Sopore this morning after receiving intelligence input about the presence of militants in the area.

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Updated:September 13, 2018, 1:05 PM IST
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Security Forces Kill Two militants in Encounter in Jammu and Kashmir’s Sopore town
Security forces stand guard in Kashmir. (Photo: REUTERS)
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Srinagar: Two militants were on Thursday killed in an encounter with security forces in Sopore area of Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said.

Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Chinkipora near Arampora area of Sopore township in the north Kashmir district this morning after receiving intelligence input about the presence of militants in the area.

The search operation turned into an encounter after the hiding militants fired upon the forces. "Two terrorists have been killed in the operation at Chinkipora," an Army official said. He said the operation was in progress.
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