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Kashmir: At least three militants killed in ongoing Pulwama encounter

15 July 2017

An encounter between security forces and terrorists in Satora area of Jammu and Kashmir's Tral is underway.

In this operation three militants were killed, reports said.the bodies of militants have not yet been recovered. The exact outfit is not known but most probably they are foreign militants.

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According to reports, security forces launched a search operation in Satoora Gujjar Basti in Wantiwen forest area of Tral, based on information about the presence of militants there.

Mohammad Hassan Shah, claimed that the slain militants caused "huge damage" to the forces.

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One more terrorist is believed to be holed up in the area. The encounter broke out when the hiding terrorists opened fire on the security personnel. The encounter comes few days after the terrorist attack on a bus carrying the Amarnath Yatra pilgrims that killed seven in Anantnag. Identified as Shahbaz Mir, he was arrested during an ambush laid by the Special Operation Group (SOG) Sumbal and 13 Rashtriya Rifles (RR) Army at Markundal in Pushwari.

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Kashmir: At least three militants killed in ongoing Pulwama encounter