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Encounter underway in Budgam

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

An encounter broke out today between security forces and militants hiding in a house in area of central Kashmir's district, police said.

The gunbattle began after security forces launched a in Zuhama village of following information about presence of militants in the area, a police spokesman said.

He said the turned into an encounter when militants, believed to be two, opened fire on security forces.

Intermittent exchange of fire was going on when reports last came in, he said.

No casualties have been reported so far.

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First Published: Mon, January 08 2018. 15:05 IST