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Gunfight breaks out between forces and militants in Anantnag

A gunfight broke out between militants and armed forces in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir late on Wednesday, police said in summer capital Srinagar.
Government forces launched a cordon and search operation at Kandipora in the Bijbehara area of the southern district following information about the presence of militants, a police official said.
He said the search operation turned into a gunfight after militants opened fire on the forces, who retaliated.
There are no reports of any casualties so far on either side, the official said.

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