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Encounter breaks out between militants and security forces in Pulwama

Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in the Samboora village of Pampore area following information about militant presence.

india Updated: Nov 02, 2017 19:11 IST
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India, Srinagar
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As the security forces were conducting the searches, militants opened fire, he said adding that a gunbattle ensued as the forces retaliated.(PTI)

An encounter broke out on Thursday between militants and security forces in the Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said.

Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in the Samboora village of Pampore area this evening following information about the presence of the militants there, an official said.

As the security forces were conducting the searches, militants opened fire, he said adding that a gunbattle ensued as the forces retaliated.

There were no reports of any casualties in either side so far, he added.

First Published: Nov 02, 2017 19:11 IST