Union Territory

Encounter breaks out in Pulwama

An encounter broke out between militants and security forces in Tujjan area of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district.

An official said that a joint team of Police, Army and CRPF launched a cordon and search operation on specific information about the presence of militants in the area.

He said that as the joint team of forces approached the suspected spot, militants fired upon them which retaliated triggering an encounter.

He added that two to three militants are believed to be trapped.

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