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Encounter breaks out between militants, security forces in J&K's Pulwama

The security forces have launched a joint operation at Noorpora in the district's Awantipora area on the basis of inputs provided by police, it said

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Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

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An encounter broke out between militants and security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district on Monday, the army said.

The security forces have launched a joint operation at Noorpora in the district's Awantipora area on the basis of inputs provided by police, it said.

"Op Noorpura, Awantipura, Pulwama. Joint operation was launched based on @JmuKmrPolice inputs today evening. Cordon was laid and contact was established. Firefight ensued. Joint Operation in progress," the Srinagar-based Chinar Corps tweeted.

No casualties have been reported so far in the operation.

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First Published: Mon, October 26 2020. 20:43 IST
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