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Tral Encounter: 2 terrorists killed, one civilian injured

ANI | Updated: Mar 05, 2019 15:55 IST

Tral (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], March 5 (ANI): Two terrorists were killed and a civilian was injured after an encounter broke out between security forces and terrorists in Tral town of Jammu and Kashmir.
The forces have recovered corpse of the terrorists. However, their identities and affiliations are yet to be ascertained.
Incriminating material including arms and ammunition was also recovered from the encounter site.
On Monday, a joint search operation was carried out by the Jammu and Kashmir Police and security forces in the area based on the intelligence received regarding the presence of terrorists in the area.
“As the searches were going on, the search party was fired upon by the terrorists. The fire was retaliated leading to a gunfight," read a press release issued by the police.
According to the Police, a case has been registered and the investigation is underway.
The injured, identified as Farooq Ahmad Malik has been taken to the hospital. (ANI)

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