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Two suspected Jaish militants slain in Pulwama

Two suspected Jaish-e-Mohammed militants were killed in an overnight encounter with armed forces in the Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said on Monday.

The encounter started at Gundipora in Pulwama on Sunday night after forces launched a cordon and search operation to track militants in the area, a police spokesman said.

He said the two ultras were killed in the gun battle. Forces recovered two AK rifles and other incriminating material from the scene of the encounter.

Kashmir zone Inspector General of Police Vijay Kumar on Sunday night said “Two Jaish-e-Mohammad militants, including the killer of constable Reyaz Ahmad, were trapped in the encounter.”

The constable was killed in Pulwama on May 13.

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