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However, they said when security forces were sealing a particular area, militants hiding there, fired at them with automatic weapons, “The security forces retaliated, ensuing in an encounter,” they said.
They said four Army personnel, including the Commanding officer, a Major alongwith two soldiers and a J&K Policeman, were killed in the encounter. “Two militants were also gunned down during the gunfight,” they added. (UNI)