Encounter breaks out between security forces and terrorists in Pulwama

PTI Srinagar | Updated 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.

Published on June 18, 2020

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