Two militants killed in Kashmir’s Pulwama

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Srinagar, March 26: Two Hizbul Mujahideen militants were killed on Sunday after a brief gunfight in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district, police said.

“The militants, traveling in a vehicle, were challenged at a ‘naka’ (checkpost) set up by security forces in Padgampora area of Pulwama, but instead of giving themselves up, started firing at the security personnel triggering a brief gunfight in which both were killed,” a police officer said here.

Meanwhile, police have cordoned off the area.

“The exact identity of the slain militants is being established although both seem to be locals,” the official added.

Wefornews Bureau

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