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    2 terrorists killed in encounter between security forces, terrorists in J&K's Baramulla

    The Hawk
    June19/ 2024
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    The clash occurred in the Watergam area following a cordon and search operation based on intelligence inputs about the presence of terrorists.

    Baramulla encounter

    Srinagar: Two terrorists are believed to have been killed while two security personnel sustained injuries in an encounter that broke out in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district on Wednesday, officials said.

    The security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Watergam area of Baramulla district on Wednesday morning following information about the presence of ultras there, they said.


    The officials said the search operation turned into an encounter after the terrorists opened firing on the security forces.

    A senior police official said two bodies have been seen at the scene of the gunbattle but have not been retrieved so far.

    He added that two security personnel -- a cop and an army jawan -- were injured in the exchange of firing with the terrorists.