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An encounter broke out between militants and security forces on Saturday in the Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir.
An encounter broke out on Saturday between militants and security forces in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said.
Security forces had launched a cordon and search operation in Arampora village in Awantipora area of the south Kashmir district this morning following specific intelligence input about the presence of militants there, a police official said.
He said as the forces were conducting searches, militants fired upon them, triggering the encounter.
The gunfight is underway and further details are awaited, he said.