Two militants killed in Khrew area in south Kashmir

Government forces during a search operation in Kashmir
Government forces during a search operation in Kashmir (Photo Credit: Reshi Irshad)

PULWAMA — Two militants have been killed in an encounter between government forces and militants in Shaar Shali village of Khrew area in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district.

A senior police said that two militants have been killed, adding that the operation has ended in the area.

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He said that the operation, which was halted during night, resumed on Wednesday morning after evacuation of all civilians to safer places.

Earlier, an official said that on specific inputs about the presence of militants in the area, a cordon and search operation was launched by joint team of forces including 50 RR, CRPF and Awantipora Police

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As forces zeroed in towards the suspected spot, hiding militants fired upon forces which was retaliated, triggering an encounter, he said.

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