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J&K: Jawan injured in encounter with militants, 3 civilians hurt in clashes with security forces

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

A security personnel was injured in a gunbattle with militants while three civilians were hurt during clashes with law enforcing agencies near the in Jammu and Kashmir's district, police said.

Security forces launched a cordon and in a village in following information about the presence of militants there, a said.

He said the turned into an encounter after the militants opened fire on the security forces, who retaliated.

The said a jawan was injured in the exchange of fire with the militants.

He said a large number of civilians rushed towards the at Kundullan and started pelting stones at security personnel.

Three civilians were injured in action by security forces to chase away the protestors, he said.

The encounter as well as the clashes in the outer periphery of the cordoned area were going on when reports last came in, he said.

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First Published: Tue, July 10 2018. 10:30 IST