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Encounter breaks out between security forces and militants in Kashmir, one militant killed

An encounter broke out on Monday between security forces and militants in Jammu and Kashmir's Budgam district.

As of the last update, one militant has been killed in ongoing encounter in Budgam, searches are going on to trace other militants in the area.

Security forces had holed up at least two suspected militants hiding in a residential house.

The encounter began in the afternoon when a joint team of J&K Police, Army and CRPF were conducting a search operation.

Exchange of firing was also underway in Budgam's Behram Pora area, where a militant identified as Adil was trapped.

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