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Encounter breaks out between militants, security forces in J-K's Kulgam

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

An encounter broke out between militants and security forces in district of Saturday, police said.

Acting on specific information about the presence of militants in the Katpora area of Yaripora in the south district, security forces launched a cordon and there in the evening, a said.

He said the turned into an encounter after the militants fired upon the forces.

The gunfight was on when the last reports came in, the said, adding further details are awaited.

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First Published: Sat, January 12 2019. 18:40 IST