Holed up ultras, security forces trade fire in Kupwara
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An encounter broke out between militants, holed up in a house, and security forces in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir on Monday, police sources said.
Acting on a specific information about the presence of militants in a house in Shatipora village at Handwara, some 90 km from here, army and police launched a joint operation in the area.
As security forces cordoned the area, the militants fired at them, the sources said.
Security personnel retaliated triggering a gunbattle, they said, adding there was no report of any casualty so far.
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