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Two militants killed in encounter with security forces in Anantnag

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Two militants killed in encounter with security forces in Anantnag
25 April, 2019
Two militants were killed in an encounter with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district on Thursday, police said. 

The encounter began early on Thursday, during a cordon and search operation at Bagender Mohalla in Bijbehara area following inputs about the presence of militants in the area. The militants fired upon the search party, following which the security forces retaliated, the official said.

The two militants were identified as as Safder Amin Bhat and Burhan Ahmad Ganie. 

 "In the ensuing encounter, two terrorists were killed and the bodies were retrieved from the site of encounter. Their identities and affiliations are being ascertained."

Arms and ammunition were recovered from the site, the official added.

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