Encounter breaks out between Army and terrorists in J&K

An encounter broke out between terrorists and security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district today, police said.

A police official said security forces launched a cordon and search operation in the Mitrigam area of Pulwama in south Kashmir after receiving specific intelligence inputs about the presence of terrorists in the area.

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The search operation turned into an encounter after the terrorists opened fire on the security forces, who retaliated, the official said.

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The encounter is on, and so far, there are no reports of any casualty on either side, the police said.