Encounter underway in J-K's Lowermunda area of Kulgam

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An encounter is underway between security forces and terrorists at Lowermunda area of Kulgam on Monday morning.

 

According to the official report, the ongoing encounter is between terrorists and joint troops of 24 Battalion, 18 Battalion of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), Rashtriya Rifles (RR) and the Jammu and Kashmir Police (JKP).

"Encounter has started at Lowermunda area of Kulgam. Police and security forces are on the job," said Kashmir Zone Police in a tweet.

According to sources, the joint troops had launched a cordon and search operations which led to the exchange of fire between them and the terrorists.

“Three terrorists have been trapped by the forces”, sources said.

More details are awaited.

 

With inputs from ANI

Image credit: The Tribune
 

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