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Encounter breaks out between militants, security forces in J-K's Pulwama district

The security forces have launched a joint operation at Noorpora in the district's Awantipora area on the basis of inputs provided by police, it said.

Published: 26th October 2020 07:56 PM  |   Last Updated: 26th October 2020 07:56 PM   |  A+A-

File photo of security personnel standing guard during an encounter with the militants at Khudwani in Kulgam district of south Kashmir. (Photo | PTI)

Representational Image. (File Photo | PTI)

By PTI

SRINAGAR: An encounter broke out between militants and security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district on Monday, the army said.

The security forces have launched a joint operation at Noorpora in the district's Awantipora area on the basis of inputs provided by police, it said.

"Op Noorpura, Awantipura, Pulwama. Joint operation was launched based on @JmuKmrPolice inputs today evening. Cordon was laid and contact was established. Firefight ensued. Joint Operation in progress," the Srinagar-based Chinar Corps tweeted.

No casualties have been reported so far in the operation.



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