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J&K: Encounter breaks out at DH Pora in Kulgam district

This is the second such encounter in Kulgam this month. Four militants were killed in an earlier operation last week.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: April 11, 2020 2:56:49 pm
Encounter under way in south Kashmir's Kulgam Police personnel in Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla district earlier this week. (Express File Photo by Shuaib Masoodi)

An encounter broke out between police personnel and militants at DH Pora in South Kashmir’s Kulgam district, the police said on Saturday.

This is the second encounter in Kulgam this month. Four militants were killed in an earlier operation last week.

Security forces received information about the presence of militants and launched a cordon and search operation in the Damhal Hanjipora area of South Kashmir, a police official said. He said that militants fired upon them as they were conducting searches in the area, to which the security forces retaliated.

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