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South Kashmir: Encounter between militants and security forces in Anantnag

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An Encounter has started between militants and Security forces in Kapran Verinag area of South Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Friday, officials said.

Reports reaching to GNS that a joint team of Police and army’s 19RR launched a cordon and search operation in Kapran Verinag.

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 to GNS about exchange of firing between militants and security forces.(GNS)

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