In the Budgam district of Central Kashmir's Redbugh area, security forces and militants engaged in combat on Sunday, according to reports.
An encounter broke out shortly after combined security forces, comprising the Army's 2 RR (Kilo Force) and the SOG of the Jammu and Kashmir police, cordoned off the area in response to information about the presence of terrorists there, a senior police officer informed the news agency.
Based on a specific input about presence of terrorists in Redbugh area of Magam in the central Kashmir district, security forces launched a cordon and search operation there, a police official said.
He said the search operation turned into an encounter after terrorists fired upon a search party of the forces, which retaliated.
The exchange of fire was underway, but there were no reports of any casualty on either side so far, the official said.
Further details were awaited.
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