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Two Hizbul terrorists killed in encounter in Kashmir

Police official said that the search operation turned into encounter after the terrorists opened fire at the security forces who retaliated. The two terrorists were killed within 20 minutes of the encounter.

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Srinagar: Two terrorists with links to Hizbul-Mujahideen were killed in an encounter with security forces in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir earlier today. The clash occurred at Pushkari Kanilwan area of Anantnag in South Kashmir.

The police and army conducted a joint search operation following the information of presence of terrorists in the area.

Police official said that the search operation turned into encounter after the terrorists opened fire at the security forces who retaliated. The two terrorists were killed within 20 minutes of the encounter.

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The Kashmir Police Zone tweeted quoting Additional DGP, Kashmir Zone, Vijay Kumar – “Killed militants identified as Danish Bhat @ Kokab Duree & Basharat Nabi, both affiliated with proscribed militant outfit HM. Both were involved in killing of one TA personnel Saleem on 9 April 2021 & killing of two civilians on 29 May 2021.”

Meanwhile, arms and ammunition has also been recovered from the hiding spot of the terrorists.

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