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J-K: Encounter on between militants and security forces

An encounter broke out between militants and security forces in Handwara area of north Kashmir on Saturday, police said.

india Updated: Oct 10, 2015 18:31 IST
PTI
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A file photo of a security personnel along the Line of Control (LoC) near the India- Pakistan border.

An encounter broke out between militants and security forces in Handwara area of north Kashmir on Saturday, police said.

The gun-battle started after security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Wader forests of Zachaldara, 100 kms from Srinagar, a police officer said.

He said further details of the incident were awaited.

First Published: Oct 10, 2015 18:30 IST