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J&K: Encounter breaks out between militants, security forces in Kupwara

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

Manzoor Mir Manzoor Mir
Srinagar Updated on: September 05, 2020 23:00 IST
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Encounter breaks out between militants, security forces in J&K's Kupwara

An encounter broke out between security forces and militants in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said on Saturday. Acting on a specific information about the presence of militants in the forest area of Dana Behak in Warnow area of north Kashmir, security forces launched a cordon and search operation there, a police official said.

He said during the searches, the militants fired on the forces, who retaliated, ensuing an encounter.

The exchange of firing is going on and further details are awaited, the official said.

(With PTI Inputs)

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