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

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

An encounter broke out between militants and security forces in district of on Tuesday, police said.

Security forces launched a cordon and in Ratnipora area of in south during the night following specific information about the presence of militants there, a said.

He said the turned into an encounter after militants fired on the forces who retaliated.

The exchange of fire was on, the said, adding the area has been cordoned off and further details were awaited.

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First Published: Tue, February 12 2019. 09:35 IST