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2 terrorists killed in encounter in Anantnag's Dooru area

2 terrorists killed in encounter in Anantnag's Dooru area

Preliminary investigation suggests that both the killed militants in Shistargam village of Dooru area in Anantnag district during an encounter with forces are foreigners (Pakistan national), police said on Saturday. The security personnel recovered arms and ammunition from the site of encounter in Dooru, reported news agency ANI.

"As part of a joint operation, Anantnag Police along with 19 RR (Rashtriya Rifles) and CRPF launched a search in Shishtargam area under Police Station Dooro, which resulted in an encounter with terrorists hiding there", the spokesperson added. "Operation concluded", Jammu and Kashmir DGP SP Vaid.

"As the cordon was tightened, the militants fired at the security forces triggering the gunfight", police sources said. "Today morning two bodies of terrorists have been recovered along with two AK-47s, pistols, grenades and arms and ammunition".

The identity and affiliation of the killed militants are being ascertained.

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Funeral prayers in absentia were held for the militants in Khargund village of Dooru in south Kashmir's Anantnag district.

The encounter that began last night, ended on Saturday morning with army launching the combing operations in the area.

Police officials said government forces have not suffered any damage in the stand-off.


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