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J-K: Two militants escape after exchanging gunfire with security forces in Pulwama

The area has been cordoned off by defence personnel, but two militants who were trapped fled from the spot.

india Updated: Mar 17, 2017 08:55 IST
In this file photo from March 5,  CRPF jawans keep vigil on protesters during an encounter at Nigeen Pora in Tral of Pulwama district.
In this file photo from March 5, CRPF jawans keep vigil on protesters during an encounter at Nigeen Pora in Tral of Pulwama district.(PTI)

An encounter broke out between security forces and militants in Batnoor, Lassipora area of Pulwama district in Jammu and Kashmir on Friday morning.

The area has been cordoned off by defence personnel, but two militants who were trapped fled from the spot.

Earlier this week, three militants were killed in encounter at Kupwara that took place in Kalaroos area of Kashmir.

More details awaited.