Residents march towards encounter site in south Kashmir

The residents of Sallar and adjacent villages on Sunday marched towards an encounter site in Awoora village of south Kashmir’s Anantnag district.
Residents march towards encounter site in south Kashmir
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The residents of Sallar and adjacent villages on Sunday marched towards an encounter site in Awoora village of south Kashmir's Anantnag district.

Police said that as soon as the security forces cordoned off Awoora near Pahalgam town following information about the presence of the militants, they were fired at, triggering the fighting.

Reports said that people took to streets and staged protests to help the militants escape from the cordon.

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