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Two militants killed in encounter in Shopian district

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Srinagar:  Two militants were killed in an encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district on Monday, police said.

Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Reban area of the south Kashmir district on Monday morning after receiving specific information about the presence of militants there, a police official said.

He said the operation turned into an encounter after the militants fired upon a search party which retaliated.

The official said two militants were killed in the gunfight.

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