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Gunbattle between militants, security forces in south Kashmir

Sunday, 25 May 2014 - 3:14pm IST | Place: Srinagar | Agency: PTI

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A gunbattle broke out between militants and security forces in Kulgam district of south Kashmir today.

Security forces launched a search operation in Nowpora village of Kulgam district, 53 kms from Srinagar, following information about presence of militants there, the police said.

As the security personnel were approaching the house where militants were hiding, the ultras opened fire, triggering a gunbattle, the police said.

The operation was in progress when reports last came, they said, adding there were no reports of casualties on either side so far.

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