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Encounter breaks out in Mitrigam Pulwama

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PULWAMA: An encounter broke out between militants and security forces in the Mitrigam area of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Wednesday, officials said.

An official told that a joint team of Police, Army, and CRPF launched a cordon and search operation on specific information about the presence of militants in the area.

He said that as the joint team of forces approached the suspected spot, militants fired upon them which retaliated triggering an encounter. As per the sources two to three militants are believed to be trapped in the area—(KNO)

More details awaited

 

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