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Encounter breaks out in J&K’s Pulwama

Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in the Nagberan-Tarsar forest area

An encounter broke out between security forces and militants in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday, July 31, 2021 police said.

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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.


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