Encounter between militants and security forces underway in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam

Security forces launched a cordon-and-search operation in the Turigam area of Kulgam district following information about presence of some militants there, a police official said.

Published: 24th February 2019 03:55 PM  |   Last Updated: 24th February 2019 04:03 PM   |  A+A-

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By PTI

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

Security forces launched a cordon-and-search operation in the Turigam area of Kulgam district following information about presence of some militants there, a police official said.

He said the militants opened fire on security forces, who retaliated, triggering a gun-battle.

There were no reports of any casualty on either side so far, the official said.

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