'2 militants killed in Gandoh'
Gandoh (Doda), Nov 28: Two militants were killed on Sunday morning in an encounter with the security personnel in the remote forest of Gandoh in hilly Doda district, police sources said.
They said that a joint column of local police, 26 Rashtriya Rifle (RR), and CRPF troopers of 151 Battalion cordoned off the forest village Budali, following inputs about the presence of Hizbul Mujahideen militants.
“Massive search in the area was launched during which a contact was established with a group of militants hiding in the area,” police said. “Militants opened fire at security forces, sparking a fierce gunbattle at 9 am. The militants took refuge in a cave, which was being used as hideout by them.”
Two militants were killed in the encounter. Though their identification was yet to be ascertained, police said that they belong to HM. A senior police officer said that searches in the area were on.
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