SRINAGAR: Militants attacked a security force patrol in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Friday, but fled after fire was returned, police said. No casualties were reported.

“Militants fired at a joint patrol party of the state police and the CRPF (Central Reserve Police Force) at Behibagh in Kulgam today (Friday) afternoon. The security forces retaliated after which the militants reportedly fled from the area,” said a senior police officer.

“No damage was caused to the security forces in this attack,” the officer added.