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Militants killed in Budgam had escaped from recent encounter: ADGP Kashmir

Says both were linked to LeT outfit

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Srinagar: Two militants killed in a retaliatory fire after security forces tried to stop a vehicle during area domination in central Kashmir’s Budgam district had escaped from a recent encounter in the area, police said here.

Quoting additional director general, Kashmir zone police on its official Twitter handle informed that both militants belonged to LeT militant outfit

“Both the killed terrorists are identified as Arbaaz Mir and Shahid Sheikh of Pulwama linked with the proscribed terror outfit LeT. Both the terrorists earlier escaped from recent encounter: ADGP Kashmir,” police tweeted.

Earlier police said on specific input, joint area domination party of Army & Police tried to stop one suspected vehicle, militants fired upon and in retaliation two militants were killed.

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