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Srinagar, Feb 28: One militant has been killed in an ongoing encounter at Padgampora area of South Kashmir’s Awantipora on tuesday.

Official sources told, that one militant has been killed in an ongoing encounter, however identity of the slain militant is yet to be ascertained.

Meanwhile two army troopers also recieved bullet wounds in the gunfight, who have been subsequently shifted to hospital for further treatment.

Earlier Reports said that a joint team of Police and army launched a cordon and search operation in Padgampora.

As the joint team of forces approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon the forces, triggering off a gunfight.(GNS)