Encounter underway in Pulwama

DN Bureau

An encounter broke out between militants and security forces in south Kashmir's Pulwama district, police said.

File Photo
File Photo

Srinagar: An encounter broke out early today between militants and security forces in south Kashmir's Pulwama district, police said.


Also Read: Encounter ends in Pulwama, stone pelting starts


Acting on specific intelligence input about the presence of militants in Hakripora village of Pulwama, security forces launched a cordon and search operation in the area, a police official said.


Also Read: Farooq Abdullah congratulates security forces for killing Abu Dujana


The militants opened fired during the operation, prompting retaliation from the forces which triggered a gunbattle, he said.


Also Read: LeT chief commander Abu Dujana gunned down by security forces in Pulwama

The encounter is in progress and further details are awaited, the official said. (PTI) 

(Download the Dynamite News app from here. You can also follow us on Facebook and Twitter.)













Related Stories