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4 terrorists killed in Pulwama encounter

ANI | Updated: Dec 29, 2018 13:32 IST

Pulwama (Jammu and Kashmir), [India], Dec 29 (ANI): The security forces gunned down four terrorists in an encounter in Hajin Rajpora area of Pulwama district on Saturday.
"Based on a credible input about the presence of terrorists in the area, a cordon and search operation was launched today morning jointly by Police and security forces.
 As the searches were going on, the search party was fired upon by the terrorists. The fire was retaliated leading to a gunfight," a press statement from the police read.
Incriminating materials including arms and ammunition were recovered from the site of encounter.
The identities and affiliations of the terrorists are being ascertained.
Police has registered a case and initiated investigation into the matter.
The security forces has asked the citizens not to venture inside the encounter zone since such an area can prove dangerous due to stray explosive materials.
"People are requested to cooperate with police till the area is completely sanitized and cleared of all the explosives materials if any," the statement added. (ANI)