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Kashmir: Militant killed in encounter

Posted on Feb 01 2014 | IBNS

By Saleem Iqbal Qadri, Srinagar, Feb 1 : An unidentified militant was killed in an ongoing encounter in Pulwama district of South Kashmir on Saturday, said police.

Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of Police, South Kashmir, Vijay Kumar said on a specific information, Special Operations Group of Jammu and Kashmir Police and 55 Rashtriya Rifles (RR) cordoned off Kangan village near Muran in Pulwama.

He said as searches were being conducted, militants hiding inside a building opened fire at the joint forces.

He said in retaliatory firing one unidentified militant was killed.

"Operation is on and one more militant is holed up," said Kumar.

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