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Tuesday, December 6, 2022

2 militants slain in Kulgam encounter

Two militants on Monday were killed in an encounter with armed forces in the Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said.

Armed forces launched a cordon and search operation at Nowpora-Kherpora in the Trubji area of the district following information about the presence of militants there, a police official said.

He said the search operation turned into an encounter in which two ultras were killed.

They have been identified as Zubair Ahmad Mir resident of Qaimoh Kulgam and Idrees Ahmad Dar resident of Kulpora Kulgam.

As per police records, both the slain were categorized and involved in several attacks on the forces.

A police spokesperson said Zubair Ahmad Mir was active since Aug-2021 and was trying to revive the militant folds by recruiting & motivating the youth.

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