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  News   Nation  17 Oct 2020  Militant killed in encounter with security forces in J-K's Anantnag

Militant killed in encounter with security forces in J-K's Anantnag

ROZANA SPOKESMAN
Published Oct 17, 2020, 10:01 am IST
Updated Oct 17, 2020, 10:01 am IST
A militant was killed in an encounter with security forces in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday, the Army said.
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 Militant killed

Srinagar: A militant was killed in an encounter with security forces in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday, the Army said.

Security forces launched a cordon-and-search operation in the Larnoo area of Anantnag district in south Kashmir this morning following inputs about the presence of militants there, an Army official said.

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He said the search operation turned into a gunfight after the militants fired upon the search team, drawing retaliation.

In the exchange of fire, one militant was killed, the official said. An AK rifle was recovered from the encounter site, the official added.

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