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Jammu and Kashmir: Encounter between militants, security forces underway in Kupwara

An encounter broke out between militants and security forces in forest area of Kupwara district in Jammu and Kashmir today, army said. Security forces launched an anti-militancy operation in the forest area of Kupwara this

India TV News Desk, Srinagar [ Published on: October 30, 2016 12:49 IST ]
Encounter between militants, security forces underway in
Encounter between militants, security forces underway in Kupwara

An encounter broke out between militants and security forces in forest area of Kupwara district in Jammu and Kashmir today, army said.

Security forces launched an anti-militancy operation in the forest area of Kupwara this morning following information about the presence of militants in the area, an army official said.

He said some gunshots were exchanged at the start of the operation which was continuing when the last reports were received.

Further details are awaited, he added.

Yesterday, the Indian Army carried out massive fire assault across the Line of Control (LoC) and destroyed four Pakistani posts in Keran sector of Kupwara.


 

(With PTI inputs)

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