November 2007 News

6 Militants Killed In Police Encounter In J&K

16 November 2007
The Times of India

Srinagar: At least six militants were killed by security forces on Friday in an encounter in Lolab area of Kupwara district. The militants were gunned down in a fierce gunbattle, which began Thursday evening, the defence spokesman said, adding the operation was still on when last reports came in. Although the group affiliation and identity of the slain militants could not be ascertained yet, intelligence sources said the ultras were probably from different outfits and had been active in the area for quite sometime.


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