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Security forces, militants clash in Kashmir's Kulgam district

IANS  |  Srinagar 

A gunfight started late Tuesday evening between the security forces and the militants in south Kashmir's district.

Police said the security forces surrounded Wani Mohalla in Khudwani area of district for searches on Tuesday evening.

"During the search operation, some gunshots were heard after which an encounter started. The gunfight is still underway," police said.

Meanwhile, authorities on Wednesday suspended in the area to check the spread of rumours by anti-social elements, police sources added.

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First Published: Wed, April 11 2018. 07:42 IST
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