December 2005 News

Seven militants gunned down in J&K

24 December 2005
The Hindu

Srinagar: Security forces gunned down seven militants in Jammu and Kashmir during the past 24 hours, an official spokesman said on Saturday. He said two militants were in an encounter at Sumlar in Baramulla district on Friday night. The encounter ensued after a search party was attacked by the militants hiding in a house. Two more militants were gunned down in another encounter at Trakanjan in the same district. A large cache of arms and ammunition and some documents were recovered from the slain militants. In two more encounters, two militants, one each at Banwat kalyan and Khour, were killed, said the spokesman. He said the body of a militant, killed was recovered from the debris.


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