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Two JeM commanders give slip to armed forces in Pulwama, operation called off

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‘Had input about the presence of 2 top JeM militants in a village, they fled after initial shootout’

Pulwama: Two top commanders of Jaish-e-Mohammad outfit managed to give a slip to armed forces personnel after a brief exchange of fire in Parigam village of Kakapora belt in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district, officials said Thursday.

Officials said that on the basis of a specific input of two top commanders of Jaish, Cordon and Search Operation was launched in Parigam village, the hiding militants fired at the armed forces personnel which was retaliated. “However, the militants managed to break the cordon and flee,” the official said, wishing not to be named.

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