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Encounter breaks out on Srinagar's outskirts

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

An encounter broke out Saturday between militants and security forces on the outskirts of - the summer capital of and Kashmir, police said.

Security forces launched a cordon and in the evening near the Srinagar-Bandipora road in Mujgund area on the city's outskirts, a said.

As the forces were conducting searches, the militants fired upon them, he said.

The forces retaliated, ensuing an encounter, the said.

He said the gunfight was going on and further details were awaited.

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First Published: Sat, December 08 2018. 18:10 IST
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