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Encounter rages in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district


PULWAMA: An encounter broke out between militants and security forces at Naira village of Tahab hamlet in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Saturday, 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 was 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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