Encounter breaks out between militants, security forces in J-K

Srinagar: An encounter broke out between militants and security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Monday, the army said.

The security forces have launched a joint operation at Noorpora in the district’s Awantipora area based on inputs provided by police, it said.

“Op Noorpura, Awantipura, Pulwama. Joint operation was launched based on @JmuKmrPolice inputs today evening. Cordon was laid and contact was established. Firefight ensued. Joint Operation in progress,” the Srinagar-based Chinar Corps tweeted.


No casualties have been reported so far in the operation.

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