Encounter breaks out in Kulgam

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SRINAGAR: An encounter broke out between terrorists and security forces on Monday in Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said.

Security forces launched a cordon operation in Batpora village of Kulgam following information about the presence of terrorists there, a police official said.

He said the search operation turned into an encounter when terrorists opened fire at security forces, who retaliated.

There are no reports of any casualties so far, he added. (PTI)