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2 terrorists killed in Jammu & Kashmir's Budgam encounter

News Agencies | Updated on: 13 February 2019, 8:57 IST

Two terrorists were killed on Tuesday in a gun-battle with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Budgam.

Identities and affiliations of the killed terrorists are being ascertained.

Incriminating materials including arms and ammunition were recovered from the site of encounter.

Based on a credible input about the presence of terrorists in Gopalpora area of Chadoora in Budgam district, a cordon and search operation was launched in the intervening night jointly by Police and security forces.

As the searches were going on, the search party was fired upon by the terrorists. The fire was retaliated leading to a gunfight.

The police has advised citizens not to venture inside encounter zone since such an area can prove dangerous due to stray explosive materials. People have also been requested to cooperate with police till the area is completely sanitized and cleared of all the explosive materials if any.


First published: 13 February 2019, 8:57 IST