Pampore encounter ends on third day, two militants killed

Photo of government building near Pampore town in Kashmir's Pulwama district on Srinagar-Jammu National Highway.

Srinagar: Indian army after killing two terrorists has announced that a three-day long battle between security forces and terrorists holed up inside a government building near Pampore town in Kashmir’s Pulwama district today ended.

According to General Officer Commanding Ashok Narula said the military operation, which began on Monday morning, was done in a manner that there would be no collateral damage.

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Narula told the media, “Two terrorists have been eliminated and two weapons recovered. We will give details of other articles recovered later.”

He said, “We did not want any collateral damage. So it took us time. There are 60 rooms in the building. That is the reason it took time to clear every room.”

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The seven-storey Jammu and Kashmir Entrepreneurship Development Institute (JKEDI) hostel where the terrorists sneaked into on Monday is located on the banks of the river Jhelum and 12 km from the Srinagar city centre.



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