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Two encounters broke out between military, security forces in JK on Thursday

Two encounters broke out between militants and security forces on Thursday morning in Anantnag and Budgam districts of Jammu and Kashmir, a police official said.


Devdiscourse News Desk Last Updated at 27-09-2018 08:28:54 IST India
Two encounters broke out between military, security forces in JK on Thursday
  • The search operation turned into an encounter with militants when the insurgents opened fire on the security forces, he said. (Image Credit: Twitter)

Two encounters broke out between militants and security forces on Thursday morning in Anantnag and Budgam districts of Jammu and Kashmir, a police official said.

Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Qazigund of Anantnag district after receiving information about the presence of militants in the area, the official said.

The search operation turned into an encounter with militants when the insurgents opened fire on the security forces, he said.

In another operation in Panzan area of Budgam district, security forces were locked in a gunbattle with militants hiding in a village, the official said., adding that there were no reports of casualties so far.

Authorities have suspended Internet services in Srinagar and adjoining areas without providing any reason.

(With inputs from agencies.)


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