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Military operation against militants starts in South Kashmir, says police

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Armed forces deployed near a military operation site. [FPK File Photo/Qayoom Khan]

Srinagar: A military operation was started by armed forces against militants in Pombai area of South Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Wednesday, police said.

Earlier, a joint team of Police, Army and CRPF launched a cordon and search operation in Pombai.

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

A senior police officer also confirmed to GNS about exchange of fire between militants and armed forces.

As per the source two to three militants are believed to be trapped. (GNS)

 

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