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Budgam, J&K, witness another violent encounter

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Security personnel patrol at the site of an encounter in Surankote area of Poonch district, five army personnel, including a JCO, were killed during an anti-insurgency operation.(PTI)

Officials said on Saturday that an encounter has erupted between terrorists and security forces at Charar-i-Sharief in Budgam district,

"An encounter has started at Charar-i-Sharief area of Budgam. Police and security forces are on the job," the police states.

As a result of specific information about the presence of terrorists, a joint police-security force team cordoned off the area and commenced a search. Accordingly, there was a firefight between terrorists and security forces.

Upon zeroing in on the terrorists' hiding spot, the security forces were hit with heavy fire which triggered the encounter.

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