Jammu & Kashmir: Encounter breaks out in Pulwama’s Mitrigam area

The firefight started after a joint team of police and security forces got an input about the presence of terrorists in the area.

Srinagar: An encounter has started between terrorists and security forces at the Mitrigam area of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district, officials said on Saturday.

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“Encounter has started at Mitrigam area of Pulwama. Police and security forces are on the job,” the police said.

The firefight started after a joint team of police and security forces got input about the presence of terrorists in the area.

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After security forces cordoned off the area, terrorists hiding there started firing drawing retaliation from the security forces.

There have been a series of encounters between terrorists and security forces across Kashmir in the recent past in which many terrorists have been eliminated.

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