Encounter Breaks Out In Jammu And Kashmir's Pulwama District

According to officials, the police and army launched a cordon and search operation in the Parigam area following information about movement of terrorists there.

Encounter Breaks Out In Jammu And Kashmir's Pulwama District

No casualties have been reported so far, the officials said. (Representational)

Srinagar:

An encounter broke out on Saturday between security forces and terrorists in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said.

"#Encounter has started at Parigam area of #Pulwama. Police and security forces are on the job. Further details shall follow," Kashmir Zone Police posted on X.

According to officials, the police and army launched a cordon and search operation in the Parigam area following information about movement of terrorists there.

Initially, there was a brief exchange of firing between the terrorists and security forces after which the cordon was tightened and search intensified.

No casualties have been reported so far, the officials said.

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