Encounter breaks out in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama

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An encounter broke out on Thursday between terrorists and security forces in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir.

The security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Parigam area of Pulwama after receiving specific information about the presence of terrorists there.

As the team approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding terrorists fired upon the forces, triggering an encounter.

Kashmir Zone Police in a tweet said, “#Encounter has started at #Parigam area of #Pulwama. Police and security forces are on the job. Further details shall follow.”