An encounter broke out on Thursday between terrorists and security forces along the Line of Control (LoC) in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir. When last reports came in two to three terrorists were surrounded by security forces.
A joint team of Jammu and Kashmir Police, Indian Army and CRPF launched a cordon and search operation in Parigam area. As the team approached towards the suspected spot, the terrorists hiding in the area fired upon the forces, triggering off a gunfight.
A senior police officer also confirmed the exchange of fire between terrorists and security forces. The Kashmir Zone Police tweeted, “Encounter has started at Parigam area of Pulwama. Police and security forces are on the job. Further details shall follow.”
This is a developing story. More details are awaited.