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Encounter underway in Rajouri

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Rajouri,Mar 28,CNS : A gunfight is in progress between militants and the government forces in Sunderbani area of Rajouri district of Jammu, where a search operation was going on for past four days.

Reports said that an intermittent exchange of fire is going on between the suspected militants and the forces in a forest area of Talha village near the Line of Control (LoC).

Earlier, forces recovered bags containing ammunition and explosive material from a gorge in the area.

Authorities have already ordered the closure of all schools in the area as a “precautionary measure.”

The search operation, launched in the area after reports of ‘suspicious movement’, has been going on for past four days.

SP Rajouri said that the contact with the militants has been established. He said there was exchange of fire which has stopped now while combing operation is underway.