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J&K: 2 terrorists killed in Anantnag, ‘incriminating materials’ found: Police

By Priyanka Verma 
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New Delhi: Two terrorists were gunned down by security forces in an encounter at Shitipora in Bijbehara area of Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag district, J&K Police tweeted Saturday evening. Kashmir Zone Police reported that they have recovered incriminating materials including arms and ammunition from the terrorists.

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Police and security forces are currently working to bring the situation under control. Meanwhile, four terrorists linked to the Lashkar-e-Taiba group were killed in two separate encounters in Srinagar and Awantipore late Friday night. Police said the terrorists shot dead in Awantipore were involved in the killing of television actor Amreen Bhat in Budgam on Wednesday evening. They were identified as Shahid Mushtaq Bhat of Hafroo Chadoora in Budgam district and Farhan Habib of Hakripora in Pulwama.

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In the Srinagar operation, police gathered inputs about the movement of terrorists from south Kashmir to Srinagar city and tracked their presence.The terrorists killed in that operation were later identified as Shakir Ahmad Waza and Afreen Aftab Malik, both of Trenz Shopian.

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