SRINAGAR: An encounter broke out between security forces and terrorists in Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday, police said.
Acting on specific inputs about the presence of militants in Chawalgam area of Kulgam in south Kashmir, security forces launched a cordon and search operation there, a police official said.
As the forces were conducting the searches in the area, the militants fired upon them, he said.
The forces retaliated leading to an encounter, the official said, adding that the exchange of fire is going on.
Further details were awaited.

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