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Two militants among four killed, six injured in J and K

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Srinagar, Apr 13 (UNI) Four people, including two militants were killed and six others injured while security forces busted a hideout and recovered arms and ammunition in Jammu and Kashmir overnight, an official spokesman said.

He said troops on a specific information conducted search operation at village Mahagund Ban in south Kashmir district of Anantnag today.

During the searches, militants hiding there opened fire and also hurled grenades. The fire was returned and in the ensuing two militants, Abu Assadullah and Abu Abdul Rehman were killed.

Body of an unidentified civilian was also recovered from the site of the encounter. Two A K rifles, eight magazines, 110 rounds of ammunition and two hand grenades were recovered from the slain militants.

Militants hurled a hand grenade towards security forces at Bus stand at Sopore which exploded on the road side causing injuries to a security force personnl and a civilian. They have been admitted to a hospital.

The spokesman said an encounter took place between militants and security forces at village Moghla in Rajouri district of Jammu region last night in which a civilian, Kastori Lal, was killed.

Militants managed to escape, he said.

Four people were injured when militants fired upon a minibus near forest check post at Reasi in Udhampur district last night. The injured have been hospitalised.

Security forces busted a hideout and recovered arms and ammunition including 7 kg explosives, 30 metres cordex wire, two fuses, one wireless set and 250 rounds of ammunition at Zakoora and Surankote last night. However, no one was arrested.

UNI BAS AK RS1933

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