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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