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Jammu And Kashmir: Militant Killed In Surankote Poonch Encounter

Jammu-Kashmir: The security forces have killed one militant in the ongoing encounter in Surankote area of Poonch. The operation, officials said turned into an encounter after the terrorists opened fire on the security forces.

Security forces killed one militant in Poonch encounter.(File photo-Representational image)

A terrorist was killed in an encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district on Tuesday, officials said.

The security forces launched a cordon-and-search operation in the Surankote area of Poonch after inputs were received about the presence of terrorists there, they said.

The operation turned into an encounter after the terrorists opened fire on the forces, who retaliated, killing one of the ultras, the officials said.

The gunbattle was going on at the time of filing the report and further details are awaited.

An Army official said the body of the slain terrorist is yet to be retrieved from the encounter site.

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