Anantnag: Security personnel on Saturday gunned down two terrorists, reportedly belonging to the Hizbul Mujahideen group, in an encounter in Anantnag district’s Dooru area in Jammu and Kashmir. The encounter began on Friday night, ANI reported.

The forces have also recovered arms and ammunition from the encounter site as the encounter came to an end, according to the news agency.

“As part of a joint operation, Anantnag Police along with 19 RR (Rashtriya Rifles) and CRPF launched a search in Shishtargam area under Police Station Dooro, which resulted in an encounter with terrorists hiding there,” a police spokesperson told Hindustan Times.

The area had been cordoned off and search operations in the region were underway, reports stated.

(More details are awaited.)

(With ANI Inputs)

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