Searches on in Rajouri upper reaches

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Search operation in Dhori Wali Maal, upper reaches of Gambhir Mughlan area in Rajouri dis-trict, continued on the third straight day on Tuesday.

Army along with police conducted searches in and around the encounter site where a militant was killed on September 12 in Gambhir Mughlan upper reaches.

PRO Defence Lt Col Devender Anand told Greater Kashmir that the search operation was still on. “There is possibility of one or more terrorists hiding there.

”The encounter had started early Sunday morning after contact was established between the militants and security forces during a Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) launched during the intervening night of September 11 and 12.—GK

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