(MENAFN- Kashmir Observer)
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Srinagar- Two local Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) militants were killed in an encounter with government forces in Pattan area of North Kashmir's Baramulla district on Friday, police said.
An encounter broke out between the government forces and the militants in Yedipora area of Pattan in Baramulla in the early hours of Friday aftergovernment forces launched cordon-and-search operation there, a police official said.
The two militants were killed during the exchange of fire in the encounter, he added.
“01 more #terrorist killed (Total 02). Both the local terrorists linked with proscribed #terror outfit JeM. #Search operation in progress. Further details shall follow,” Additional Director General of Police (ADGP), Kashmir, Vijay Kumar said in a tweet.
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