Encounter starts in south Kashmir’s Kulgam

Srinagar, Jan 12: An encounter started between militants and government forces in Pariwan area Kulgam of south Kashmir’s Kulgam district, officials said Wednesday evening.

They said that a joint team of Police and army launched a cordon and search operation in Pariwan.

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

A senior police officer also confirmed about exchange of firing between militants and security forces.

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