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Kashmir: Militant killed in encounter along LoC in Uri area in Baramulla district

Srinagar: A militant was killed in an encounter with security forces today in Uri area near the Line of control in Baramulla district of Kashmir.

 Kashmir: Militant killed in encounter along LoC in Uri area in Baramulla district

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"Cordon was laid and search operation started in Kalgai area of Uri this morning following information about presence of militants in the area," an army official said.

He said the search operation tuned into an encounter after the militants opened fire on the security forces.

"One militant has been killed in the operation.

The civilian population has been evacuated from the area and the operation is still going on," he added.

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Updated Date: Sep 24, 2017 11:35:50 IST