Jammu and Kashmir: Three terrorists, one soldier dead in ongoing encounter in Pulwama district

PTI
Srinagar Published: Dec 15, 2018, 09:56 AM(IST)

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The security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Sirnoo village in Pulwama district of south Kashmir after receiving specific intelligence input about the presence of militants in the area, a police official said.

Three terrorists and one soldier have reportedly been killed in the ongoing encounter in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir.

An encounter broke out Saturday between militants and security forces, police said.

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The security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Sirnoo village in Pulwama district of south Kashmir after receiving specific intelligence input about the presence of militants in the area, a police official said.

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He said as the forces were conducting searches, the militants opened fire on them.

The forces retaliated, leading to an encounter, the official said.

He said the gunfight is going on. Further details are awaited. 

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