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Militant killed in encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam

As the forces were searching the area, the hiding militants fired upon them.

Published: 20th June 2020 07:52 PM  |   Last Updated: 20th June 2020 07:52 PM   |  A+A-

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By PTI

JUNE: A militant was killed on Saturday in an encounter with security forces in Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said.

  The security forces launched a cordon and search operation at Likhdipora in the south Kashmir district following specific information about the presence of militants in the area, a police official said.

As the forces were searching the area, the hiding militants fired upon them.

The forces retaliated, ensuing an encounter, in which a militant was killed, the official said.

He said the identity and group affiliation of the militant is being ascertained.

The operation is going on, the official added.

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