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Encounter between militants, security forces in Rajouri

india Updated: Aug 14, 2010 16:41 IST

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Militants on Saturday opened indiscriminate fire at security forces who had launched search operations in the forest area of Rajouri district, police said.

Acting on specific information about the presence of militants, a joint search operation was launched by Rashtriya Rifle troops and Special Operation Group of police in Bagla forest, 160 km from Jammu, in the morning, they said.

The militants, believed to be three in number, opened indiscriminate fire from there automatic weapons on the approaching security forces, who also retaliated.

The security operation was supervised by DIG Rajouri-Poonch Range S D S Jamwal.