Encounter in south Kashmir, one terrorist killed

An encounter today broke out after security forces launched a search operation to track down hiding militants in a village in Pulwama district.

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Srinagar, Nov 19: At least one terrorist was killed in an encounter broke out after security forces launched a search operation to track down hiding militants in a village in Pulwama district of south Kashmir, police said.

Security forces this evening launched an anti-militancy operation after receiving a tip off about their presence at Begumbagh village in Kakapora area, 25 km from here, a police official said.

Encounter in south Kashmir

He said hiding militants opened fire on noticing the security forces who retaliated, triggering a gunbattle. The encounter was going on when last reports were received, the official said, adding further details are awaited.

PTI 

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