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Militants on Tuesday evening attacked an army patrolling party in Tral area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district.

A police official said that the militants opened fire on an army patrolling party in Pinglish village of Tral. He said the soldiers retaliated, leading to a brief exchange of fire.

The exchange of fire continued for some time but no loss of life or injury took place during the incident, said the official.

He said the area was cordoned off to nab the attackers.