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Encounter breaks out between security forces and terrorists in Pulwama

PTI Srinagar | Updated on June 18, 2020 Published on June 18, 2020

An encounter broke out between security forces and militants in the Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday, police said.

A cordon-and-search operation was launched in the morning by the forces at Meej in the Pampori area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama after receiving specific information about the presence of militants, a police official said. He said the operation turned into an encounter after the militants fired upon a search party of the forces.

A gunfight is underway and further details are awaited, the official said.

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Published on June 18, 2020
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