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20 Sep 2021, 11:11 HRS IST
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  • Encounter breaks out between security forces and militants in south Kashmir

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8:52 HRS IST

Srinagar, May 31 (PTI)
An encounter broke out between security forces and militants in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said on Sunday.

A cordon-and-search operation was launched in the Poshkreeri area of Anantnag district in south Kashmir during the night following information about the presence of militants, a police official said.

He said as the forces were conducting searches, the militants fired upon them.

The forces retaliated, triggering a gunfight, he added.

The exchange of firing is going on and further details are awaited, the official said.

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