Encounter underway in J-K’s Pulwama

Srinagar, Nov 19: An encounter broke out between militants and security forces in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday, police said.

Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Parigam village of Pulwama following information about presence of militants there, a police official said.

He said the search operation turned into an encounter after militants opened fire on the security forces who retaliated. (PTI)