Breaking : Encounter rags in Tral, Army Jawan injured

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Police on Tuesday said that there was an exchange of fire between militants and forces in Lam forest area in Tral township of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district.

An official said that a joint team of army’s 42 RR, Special Operations Group of Jammu and Kashmir Police and Central Reserve Police Force launched a search operation in Lam forests.

 He said that militants hiding in the forest area fired upon the forces, resulting in a brief exchange of fire.

After firing on the forces, he said, the militants – believed to be three in number – fled from the spot.

“Search operation is going on in the area. The cordon has been tightened,” he said.

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