Encounter Breaks Out between Militants and Security Force, in Rajouri


*Encounter breaks out in Rajouri*

Srinagar, September 12:(TAN) Gunfight has started between militants and security forces in higher reaches of Barote Village of Rajouri district on Sunday in Jammu division.

Reports reaching TAN that a joint team of Police and Army launched a cordon and search operation in the area after having a specific input about presence of some militants.

As the joint team of forces approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon the forces, triggering off a gunfight.

A senior police officer also confirmed to TAN about exchange of firing between militants and security forces.

Gunfight was underway as this report was being filed.(TAN)


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