Encounter breaks out between militants, security forces in J-K's Pulwama district

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Srinagar, Oct 26 (PTI) An encounter broke out between militants and security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district on Monday, the army said. The security forces have launched a joint operation at Noorpora in the district's Awantipora area on the basis of inputs provided by police, it said. 'Op Noorpura, Awantipura, Pulwama. Joint operation was launched based on @JmuKmrPolice inputs today evening. Cordon was laid and contact was established. Firefight ensued. Joint Operation in progress,' the Srinagar-based Chinar Corps tweeted. No casualties have been reported so far in the operation. PTI MIJ ANB ANB