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Encounter Starts in Central Kashmir Budgam

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Encounter break out between militants and security forces at chare Shareef of central Kashmir’s Budgam district, Officials said.

An official told News agency Kashmir News Trust -(KNT) that a joint team of Police, RR and CRPF launched a cordon and search operation on specific information about the presence of militants in the area.

He said that as the joint team of forces approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon them which was retaliated triggering an encounter.

A senior police officer also confirmed the exchange of fire between forces and militants.

As per the sources, one to two militants are believed to be trapped in the area. (KNT)

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