An encounter broke out between militants and security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Monday, police said.
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The militants fired on a patrol party at Lower Munda in the Qazigund area of the south Kashmir district, a police official said.
Security forces retaliated and the gunfight is going on, the official added.
The area has been cordoned off.
Further details were awaited.
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