Jammu: An encounter on Saturday broke out after security forces launched a search operation to track down hiding militants in a village in Pulwama district of south Kashmir, police said. Security forces kill one terrorist in J&K’s Pulwama.
Security forces this evening launched an anti-militancy operation after receiving a tip off about their presence at Begumbagh village in Kakapora area, 25 km from here, a police official said.
He said hiding militants opened fire on noticing the security forces who retaliated, triggering a gunbattle.
The encounter was going on when last reports were received, the official said, adding further details are awaited.