Encounter Breaks Out In J&K's Pulwama, Search Operation On

Based on intelligence inputs about terrorists hiding at Kahilil forest in Tral, security forces had launched a search operation in the area after which the gunfight started.

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Encounter Breaks Out In J&K's Pulwama, Search Operation On

As security forces tightened the cordon, the militants started firing. (Representational)


New Delhi: 

An encounter broke out between security forces and terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama this morning, the police said. The firing has stopped and a search is underway, the police said.

Based on intelligence inputs about terrorists hiding at Kahilil forest in Tral, a team of the Rashtriya Rifles, Special Operations Group of the state police and the Central Reserve Police Force personnel launched a search operation in the area.

"As the security forces tightened the cordon, the terrorists started firing which, triggered the gunfight," a police officer said, according to news agency IANS.



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