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PTI

Two terrorists including a wanted Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) ultra Salim Parray were killed in two encounters with security forces in Harwan area on the outskirts of the city on Monday, police said.

"Srinagar police neutralised dreaded terrorist of proscribed terror outfit LeT Salim Parray," IGP Kashmir Zone Vijay Kumar said.

He said details of the operation will be shared later.

As per reports, the firefight between terrorists and security forces took place after a joint team of the police and the security forces cordoned off the area and launched a search operation on the basis of specific information about the presence of terrorists.

As the security forces zeroed in on the spot where terrorists were hiding they came under a heavy volume of fire that triggered the encounter.

Another encounter broke out between the ultras and security forces at nearby Gasu village, police officials said.

"An unidentified militant has been killed in the operation which was going on till reports last came in," the officials said adding the identity and group affiliation of the slain militant was being ascertained.

This is the second encounter in Srinagar in quick succession on Monday. Earlier police said Srinagar police neutralised dreaded terrorist of proscribed terror outfit LeT Salim Parray.

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