Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in the Nagberan-Tarsar forest area
Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in the Nagberan-Tarsar forest area in south Kashmir this morning, following inputs about the presence of militants there, a police official said.
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He said the search operation turned into an encounter after militants opened fired at a search party of the forces, who retaliated.
The exchange of firing is going on and further details are awaited, the official said.