An encounter broke out between militants and security forces in the forest area of Kupwara district in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday, the Indian Army said in Srinagar.
Security forces launched an operation in the forest area of Kupwara on Sunday morning following information about the presence of militants in the area, an Army official said.
He said some gunshots were exchanged at the start of the operation which was continuing when the last reports were received.
Further details are awaited, he added.
#FLASH Encounter begins in Drugmulla, Kupwara district (J&K), one-two terrorists believed to be in the area. More details awaited.— ANI (@ANI_news) October 30, 2016
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