Encounter underway in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district; security forces cordone off area for search operations

Kupwara: An encounter is underway between security forces and terrorists in Karalgund area of Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district on Friday.

Troops of 92 Battalion of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), 32 Rashtriya Rifles and Special Operations Group (SOG) cordoned off the area and search operation is currently underway.

Representational image. AP

Representational image. AP

No report of casualties or injuries has been reported as of now.

Meanwhile, another encounter broke out between the security forces and terrorists in Hajin area of the state's Bandipora district. More details are awaited.

The valley has witnessed a sudden surge in encounter incidents since the past few months.

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Updated Date: Aug 17, 2018 10:02:17 IST

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