Encounter breaks out in southern Kashmir’s Pulwama

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Gunfight in Kashmir
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SRINAGAR — An encounter broke out between militants and government forces in the Chewa Kalan area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Friday.

Reports said that a joint team of Police and Army launched a cordon and search operation in Chewa Kalan.

As the joint team of forces approached the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon the forces, triggering off a gunfight.

A senior police officer also confirmed to GNS about the exchange of firing between militants and security forces. As per the sources, two militants are believed to be trapped.

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Pertinently, two LeT militants were killed yesterday in Batpora area of Pulwama.

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