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J&K: Encounter breaks out between security forces, militants in Kulgam

Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Yamrach area of the south Kashmir district

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Jammu and Kashmir | border security force | militants

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Poonch district, army jawan, LoC, Kashmir border, J&K,
Official said the search operation turned into an encounter after the militants shot at a search party. Reinforcements have been sent to the area

An encounter broke out between and security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district, police said on Thursday.

Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Yamrach area of the south Kashmir district during the night after receiving specific input on the presence of militants, a police official said, news agency PTI reported.

He said the search operation turned into an encounter after the shot at a search party. Reinforcements have been sent to the area, the official said.

Further details were awaited.

First Published: Thu, May 14 2020. 11:07 IST
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