Srinagar: The security forces on Friday gunned down three terrorists in an encounter at Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district.
The encounter that broke earlier in the day near Chatapora area is still underway.
A search operation is also underway to smoke out more terrorists.
Local sources said that forces launched search operation in Chatepora and Thamna areas of the town during which few gunshots were heard creating panic.
SSP Pulwama Chaudhary Mohammad Aslam told that cordon was launched after information about the presence of militants.
“Gunfight has started in the area after contact was established with the hiding militants,” SSP said.