Encounter Breaks Out Between Terrorists And Security Forces


An encounter broke out between terrorists and security forces in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday, police said.

The security forces launched a cordon and search operation at Aripal village of the south Kashmir district in the morning following specific information about the presence of terrorists there, a police official said.

He said the search operation turned into an encounter after the terrorists opened fire at the search party, who retaliated. The gunfight was on, the official said, adding that further details were awaited.