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Two militants killed in J&K

SRINAGAR, NOV 11 (UNI):- A Security force personnel keeping vigil at Khawaja Bazar in down town Srinagar where curfew was imposed by the authorities to scuttle the “Jamia Masjid” challo to hold “ Freedom Congregation” call given by the separatist Hurriyat Conference on Friday. UNI PHOTO-15U

Srinagar: Two Hizbul Mujahideen militants were killed on Sunday after a brief gunfight in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district, police said.

“The militants, travelling in a vehicle, were challenged at a ‘naka’ (checkpost) set up by security forces in Padgampora area of Pulwama, but instead of giving themselves up, started firing at the security personnel triggering a brief gunfight in which both were killed,” a police officer said here.

“The exact identify of the slain militants is being established although both seem to be locals,” the official added.