Encounter breaks out in Kashmir’s Bandipora district


An encounter between militants and security forces broke out in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district today, police said here.

Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Parray Mohalla in Hajin area of the district this morning following specific intelligence inputs about the presence of militants in the area, the official said.

He said while the forces were conducting the search operation, the hiding militants fired upon them, triggering an encounter.

Firing was going on when last reports came in, the official said, adding that further details were awaited.


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