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Encounter breaks out in Chewakalan, Pulwama

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PULWAMA: An encounter broke out between security forces and militants in the Chewakalan village in Zadoora of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district.

Official sources told that following specific inputs about the presence of militants in the area, a Cordon and Search operation (CASO) was launched this evening. During the searches, the hiding militants fired upon the security forces, which was retaliated, thus leading to an encounter, they said.

The operation was on when the report was last filed—(KNO)

 

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