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Pulwama encounter: Firing stops, search operation on

Pulwama encounter: Firing stops, search operation on
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Jehangeer Ganai

Pulwama, Sep 4 (KNO): Firing has stopped after initial exchange of firing between security forces and militants at Babhara area of South Kashmirโ€™s Pulwama district, while the cordon has been kept intact, officials said Friday.

They said that after the initial exchange of firing between militants and security forces at Babhara, there was a lull in the village and firing stopped from both sides. โ€œLights are on and the cordon is intact. Due to the dark, operation has been halted and is expected to resume with the first light of the day tomorrow,โ€ officials told news agencyโ€”Kashmir News Observer (KNO).

They all the escape routes have been sealed and troops have laid a multi-layer cordon in the area to ensure militants donโ€™t fleeโ€”(KNO)

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