Indian troops kill two more youth in occupied Kashmir

Trevor Jackson
July 31, 2017

The retaliatory fire resulted in the killing of two militants, he said.

Two terrorists were gunned down early on Sunday in an encounter between security forces and militants in Tahab village of Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district. Six protesters have been injured when they clashed with Indian Armed Forces.

Security personnel lobbed tear gas shells and fired a few shots in the air to restore law and order in the area, he said. News agency PTI reported the a cordon and search operation is now underway in the Tahab area.

Reports said a trooper was wounded in the standoff and he was immediately removed to hospital.

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One SLR and one INSAS rifle have been recovered, according to ANI.

With militancy, especially home grown, on rise, security forces have launched a massive operation to flush out the terrorists.

An official said that mobile Internet services were suspended in Pulwama district to prevent the "spreading of rumours".

The slain militants have been identified as Irfan Ahmad Sheikh and Abid Magray, both locals belonging to Hizbul outfit.

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