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Unidentified ‘militant’ killed in Baramulla, search operation continues

An unidentified militant was killed in an encounter with government forces in the Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday.

Armed forces launched a cordon and search operation at Sherpora in the Tujjar area of the northern district following information about the presence of militants there, a police official said.

He said the search operation turned into an encounter after militants opened fire on the forces, who retaliated.

One militant was killed in the encounter and arms and ammunition were recovered from the scene, the official said, adding searches were still in progress.

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