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Gunfight Erupts Between Security Forces and Terrorists in Kashmir's Badgam District

The Jammu and Kashmir Police said following specific information about the presence of militants, the security forces surrounded Futlipora village in Pakherpora area.

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Updated:November 30, 2017, 10:04 AM IST
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Gunfight Erupts Between Security Forces and Terrorists in Kashmir's Badgam District
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Srinagar: A gunfight started on Thursday between the security forces and the terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Badgam district.

Police said following specific information about the presence of militants, the security forces surrounded Futlipora village in Pakherpora area.

According to sources, 2-3 JeM terrorists have been trapped in Pakherpora. Army, CRPF and Budgam police are conducting search operations to nab the terrorists.

"As they closed in on the hiding militants, the security forces were fired upon triggering the encounter, which is now going on," a police officer said.

Authorities have also suspended Internet services in the district to prevent spread of rumours, he said.

- With inputs from IANS

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