4 militants killed in Kulgam encounter: Police

Four militants were  killed in an encounter with security forces in Hardmanguri area of Khur Batpora of South Kashmir’s Kulgam District on Saturday, police said.

Police said it was able to track down the militants and an operation was launched this morning by Police,Security Forces and Army in which four militants have been killed, police said.

Adding that the house in which militants were hiding  got demolished.

Two militants killed have been identified as locals while identity of other two slain militant was being ascertained, police said.

Police said group of three to four Hizbul Mujahideen militants had been involved in the killings of civilians over the last 12 days in which four such killings took place in south Kashmir. 

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