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Jammu & Kashmir: Two terrorist killed in encounter with security forces in Anantnag Tangpawa area

On Monday morning, Two terrorist was killed in an encounter with security forces in Tengpo village of Kokernag in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir.

By Priyanka Verma 
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Jammu-Kashmir: On Monday, two terrorists were gunned down by security forces in an ongoing encounter at Tengpo village of Kokernag in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir. Jammu and Kashmir Police said, 2 terrorists have been killed in Anantnag encounter.

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An encounter broke out between security forces and terrorists in Anantnag late on Sunday night. A few hours later, a terrorist was killed by the security forces. According to the information, the gunfight began in the Tangpawa area of Anantnag.

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The encounter started on Sunday night and is still on. Jammu and Kashmir zone police tweeted, “Encounter has started at Tangpawa area of Anantnag. Police and security forces are on the job.”

Meanwhile, two more terrorists are suspected to be hiding in the area. The firing started after a joint team of police and security forces received information about the presence of terrorists in the area.

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After the security forces cordoned off the area, the terrorists hiding there opened fire, thus the security forces retaliated. Last week, four terrorists were eliminated in two separate encounters conducted in a joint operation launched by the Indian Army and Jammu and Kashmir Police in Shopian district in Jammu and Kashmir, said the police.

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