Encounter breaks out between militants and security forces in Pulwama

Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Panjran area of Pulwama following information about the presence of militants there.

Published: 07th June 2019 01:33 AM  |   Last Updated: 07th June 2019 01:36 AM   |  A+A-

Encounter breaks out between militants, security forces in Jammu and Kashmir

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By PTI

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

Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Panjran area of Pulwama following information about the presence of militants there, a police official said.

He said a gunfight broke out as the militants opened firing at security personnel, forcing them to retaliate.

There was no report of any casualty so far, he added.

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