Two Jaish among three militants killed in Kashmir

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Srinagar, Oct 9 (UNI) Two militants of Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) were killed in a fierce encounter in north Kashmir while body of an ultra was recovered from woods in central Kashmir today.

A police spokesman said troops of 22 Rashtriya Rifles (RR), 179 battallion CRPF and Special Operation Group (SOG) of Jammu and Kashmir police launched a joint operation at village Warpora, Sopore, about 55 km from here in Baramulla district following a tip off about the presence of militants there.

However, when the security forces were about to storm a particular house, they came under heavy fire from militants hiding inside. The fire was returned and in the fierce clash two JeM militants were killed.

One house was also damaged, official sources said adding two AK rifles and other arms and ammunition were recovered from the slain militants.

Spokesman said body of a militant, killed in an encounter recently, was recovered from the woods at Lawnaz forest in Ganderbal district.

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