Encounter Underway In South Kashmir's Kulgam

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Srinagar- An encounter is underway between government forces and militants in Kulgam district of South Kashmir, police said Monday evening.

A police official said government forces launched a cordon and search operation in the Khurbatpora area of Kulgam in south Kashmir following inputs about the presence of militants there.

He said the search operation turned into an encounter after the militants fired upon the forces, who retaliated.

The exchange of fire is going on and further details were awaited.

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