Encounter breaks out at J&K's Pulwama

Srinagar, April 24 (IANS) An encounter between terrorists and security forces broke out in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district on Sunday, officials said.
 
Encounter breaks out at J&K's Pulwama

Srinagar, April 24 (IANS) An encounter between terrorists and security forces broke out in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district on Sunday, officials said.

"Encounter has started at Pahoo area of Pulwama. Police and security forces are on the job," police said.

The firefight ensued after a joint team of security forces, which cordoned off the area for a search operation on the basis of specific information about presence of terrorists, came under fire as they zeroed in on the spot where terrorists were hiding.

--IANS

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