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Gunfight breaks out in Kulgam

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Kulgam: A gunfight broke out between militants and security forces in Wanpora area of Qaimoh in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Saturday morning.

Official sources said that a joint team of Police, Army and CRPF launched a cordon and search operation in Wanpora on Friday.

As the joint team of forces approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon them, triggering an encounter.

A senior police officer also confirmed the exchange of fire between forces and militants. As per the sources, two to three militants are believed to be trapped—(KNO)