Encounter breaks out between militants, security forces in J&K's Baramulla

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SRINAGAR: An

encounter

broke out between

security forces

and

militants

in

Baramulla district

of

Jammu

and Kashmir on Friday, police said.
Security forces launched a cordon and search operation at Yedipora in Pattan area of Baramulla district in

north Kashmir

following specific information about the presence of militants, a police officer said.
He said the search operation turned into an encounter after the militants fired upon a search party of the forces, who retaliated.
The exchange of firing is going on, the officer said, adding additional forces have been rushed to the area and further details were awaited.

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