An encounter is underway in Kashmir’s Pulwama between terrorists and security forces. According to reports, one terrorist has been shot down in Frasipora area of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Thursday.

A top police officer told sources that during wee hours an input was received about presence of some terrorists in the area.

As the joint team of army and police intensified the searches towards the suspected spot, the hiding terrorists opened fire on the search party, leading to an encounter, the officer said.

During the firefight an unidentified terrorist’s body has been sighted near the encounter, while searches in the area are underway, the top police added.

More details are awaited.