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JK: 5 militants killed in encounter with security forces in Kulgam village, stone pelting by locals injures 4 CRPF jawans

The security forces today gunned down 5 militants in Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir and recovered weapons and warlike stores.

Edited by: India TV News Desk, New Delhi [ Updated: February 10, 2019 13:52 IST ]
Image Source : AP

File photo of an encounter in Kashmir

At least five militants have been reportedly gunned down by the security forces after an encounter broke out in Kellam area of Devsar in south Kashmir's Kulgam district today. The house where militants were holed up has been blasted. The forces have recovered weapons and warlike stores from the militants hideout, news agency ANI said. 

Bodies of the killed militants have been recovered, but the identity was yet to be ascertained. Heavy stone pelting by locals has injured four CRPF personnel. Search operation continues.

More details awaited.

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