Encounter breaks out between militants and security forces in J&K

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Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Yamrach area of the south Kashmir district during the night.

An encounter broke out between militants and security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kulgam district, police said on Thursday (May 14).

Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Yamrach area of the south Kashmir district during the night after receiving specific input on the presence of militants, a police official said.

He said the search operation turned into an encounter after the militants shot at a search party. Reinforcements have been sent to the area, the official said. Further details were awaited.

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