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Jammu and Kashmir: Two militants gunned down in ongoing Bandipora encounter

Reports of two-three terrorists hiding in the area was received. Gunfire triggred after the patrol party and state police were fired upon.

Edited by: India TV News Desk, New Delhi [ Updated: August 30, 2018 12:19 IST ]
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Encounter in Bandipora's Hajin

Two terrorists were killed in ongoing encounter with security forces in Bandipora’s Hajin on Thursday. Gunshots were heard in Hajin area of Bandipora in North Kashmir following which the 13RR and the Jammu and Kashmir began the search operation.

According to the police, a patrol party of the Indian Army and state police were fired upon in Hajin's Parray Mohalla on Thursday morning.

The gunfight began in retaliation to the firing by terrorists.

"The operation continues. Reinforcements have also been rushed in to tighten the cordon around the militants," a police official said.

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