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

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Updated: June 14, 2019 11:38:17 AM

Security forces have launched a cordon and search operation in Brobunduna area of Awantipora in the district in south Kashmir after receiving intelligence input about presence of militants in the area, a police official said.

pulwama encounter, jammu and kashmir pulwama attack, Awantipora, Brobunduna, latest news on pulwama encounterAs the forces were conducting searches in the area, the militants fired upon them and the forces retaliated, the official said. (Representational image)

An encounter broke out between militants and security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Friday morning, police said. Security forces have launched a cordon and search operation in Brobunduna area of Awantipora in the district in south Kashmir after receiving intelligence input about presence of militants in the area, a police official said.

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As the forces were conducting searches in the area, the militants fired upon them and the forces retaliated, the official said. He said exchange of firing was going on.

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