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Encounter in J&K: Two Army Jawans martyred, 2 terrorists killed at Hajin in Bandipora

At least two jawans were martyred and at least two terrorists were killed in an encounter that broke out at the Hajin area of Bandipore in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday.

Three security personnel were also injured in the encounter, as per a report.

A fierce gunbattle started between security forces and militants at the Hajin area of Bandipora in the north Kashmir.

The report said that at least two to three militants were believed to be holed up at the spot.

The operation is currently underway.

The encounter broke out just two days after a joint team of security forces killed top Jaish e Mohammad commander Umer Khalid. An Army jawan had also died in the brief encounter with militants in the Budgam district of the state on Monday.

On Monday, three Hizbul-Mujahideen terrorists were killed in a gunbattle with security forces in the Shopian district.

One of the terrorists, who was gunned down in Gatipora village, was identified as Abid.

More details awaited.

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