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Jammu and Kashmir: Two terrorists killed in encounter with security forces in Budgam; gunfight underway

The security forces had received specific information about the presence of militants in Hapatnar forests of Chrar-e-Sharief area.

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New Delhi Updated on: January 21, 2019 11:31 IST
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Two terrorists killed in Budgam encounter

Two terrorists were killed during an encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Budgam district on Monday. A cordon and search operation was launched by the security forces following specific information about the presence of militants in Hapatnar forests of Chrar-e-Sharief area.

"As the cordon was being tightened, the hiding terrorists fired upon the security forces triggering the encounter which is presently on," the police said.

The area is mountainous and reinforcements have been rushed in, they said.

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