J&K: Encounter breaks out between security forces, militants in Kulgam

Army jawans along the LoC in Mendhar Sector of Poonch district
An encounter broke out between militants and security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district on Monday, police said. The militants fired on a patrol party at Lower Munda in the Qazigund area of the south Kashmir district, he said.

The security forces retaliated and the gunfight is going on. The area has been cordoned off. 

Further details were awaited.

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