Encounter breaks out in Rajouri

JAMMU (KIMS) — An encounter breaks out between government forces and militants at Behrote Budhal area of Rajouri district in Jammu region on Friday afternoon.

Reports said, a joint team of government forces including Indian Army, J&K Police and CRPF had launched Cordon-and-Search-Operation (CASO) at Behrote Budhal area of the district following the inputs about presence of militants in the area.

They said, as the joint team of forces approached the suspected spot, militants fired upon them which was retaliated, triggering an encounter.

The encounter was going on when the reports last came in. — (KIMS)