2 terrorists surrender in Kashmir

Srinagar, Jan 30 : Two armed militants have surrendered during an encounter in Pulwama district of south Kashmir, officials said.

The gun battle took place late Friday in Lelhar area. Two AK-47 rifles were recovered from them.

The gunfight between terrorists and security forces began after a cordon and search operation in the area was launched on the basis of specific information about militant presence.

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As the security forces zeroed in on the hideout, they came under a heavy volume of fire that triggered the encounter.

“Both terrorists surrendered along with their AK-47 rifles before senior officers of police and security forces. One terrorist who was injured in encounter has been shifted to hospital for medical treatment,” police said.

Disclaimer: This story is auto-generated from IANS service.

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