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Encounter breaks out between militants, security forces in Kulgam district



Srinagar: An encounter broke out between militants and security forces in Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday, police said.

Security forces had launched a cordon and search operation in Hassanpora village of the district following information about the presence of militants there, a police spokesman said.

The operation turned into an encounter after militants opened firing on the security forces, he said.

No casualties have been reported so far, the spokesman added.



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