Encounter breaks out in Kulgam

TNN Bureau. Updated: 11/14/2017 11:39:59 AM

Srinagar: An encounter between security forces and terrorists broke out at Kulgam in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday.

Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Nowbug Kund village in Qazigund area of Kulgam this morning.

The security forces acted after receiving inputs about presence of terrorists in the area.

As the security forces started the operation, they encountered counter attack from the militants.

As per latest reports, the encounter is presently on at the site.

Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Nowbug Kund village in Qazigund area of Kulgam this morning after receiving specific information about the presence of militants in the area, a police spokesman said.

He said another encounter broke out in Laam village of Tral in Awantipora area of Pulwama after the militants fired upon a search party of security forces.

Gunfight was going on, the spokesman said, adding, further details are awaited.


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