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Encounter starts at Srinagar

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SRINAGAR: An encounter has started between the security forces and militants in the Maloora area of Parimpora in Srinagar district on Monday afternoon.

Reports said that a joint team of Police and Army launched a cordon and search operation in Maloora Parimpora. As the joint team of forces approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon the forces, triggering off a gunfight. A senior police officer also confirmed the exchange of firing between militants and security forces.

As per the sources two to three militants are believed to be trapped. (GNS)


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