Two terrorists killed in encounter on outskirts of Srinagar

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Two terrorists were killed in an encounter that broke out on the outskirts of Srinagar on Saturday, police said.

The gunfight started in Ranbirgarh area.

Kashmir Zone Police in a tweet said, “#RanbirgarhEncounterUpdate: Another #unidentified #terrorist killed (total 02). Search going on. Further details shall follow.”

The encounter broke out after a joint team of Police and army launched a cordon and search operation in Ranbirgarh on a “specific information” about presence of terrorists there.

Chinar Corps-Indian Army earlier tweeted, “Op Ranbergad (#Srinagar). Joint Operation was launched today early morning on @JmuKmrPolice inputs. Cordon was laid & contact established. Firefight ensued. Joint Operation in progress.”

Further details are awaited.