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Encounter breaks out between security forces, militants in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag

The search operation turned into an encounter after militants opened fire on the security forces, who retaliated.

Published: 10th March 2021 08:59 PM  |   Last Updated: 10th March 2021 08:59 PM   |  A+A-

Indian Army, Indian security forces

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By PTI

SRINAGAR: An encounter broke out between militants and security forces on Wednesday in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said here.

Security personnel launched a cordon and search operation at Kandipora in Bijbehara area of Anantnag following information about the presence of militants there, a police official said.

He said the search operation turned into an encounter after militants opened fire on the security forces, who retaliated.

There are no reports of any casualties so far on either side, the official said.



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