Encounter rages in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kishtwar

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An army personnel taking position near the gunfight site Photograph by Vikar Syed for The Kashmir Walla. File Image
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Srinagar: An encounter broke out between government forces and militants in Keshwan forest area of Kishtwar district.

Official sources said that earlier a search operation was jointly launched by Army and Kishtwar Police after receiving specific inputs about presence of militants in the area.

“As the searches were intensified, the hiding militants opened fire which was retaliated by forces triggering encounter in the area,” the official said. Further details are emerging. (KNO)


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