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1 militant killed in ongoing encounter in Kashmir

Srinagar, Jan 22, 2020-

One militant has been killed in an ongoing encounter between the security forces and militants at Khrew in South Kashmir’s Tral area on Wednesday.

Security forces have avenged the death of two of their men killed in an encounter at Khrew in south Kashmir on Tuesday by gunning down the Jaish-e-Mohammed operative.

A second militant is still trapped as a fierce encounter is underway in the upper reaches of Khrew.

On Tuesday, the encounter was triggered after security forces got a tip off about the presence of militants in the area.

One Special police officer and an army soldier were killed in the encounter.

There was a lull in the firing for over 24 hours but the gunfight resumed on Wednesday morning.  (Agency)

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