Encounter breaks out in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kulgam

Encounter breaks out in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kulgam

An encounter broke out between militants and the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kulgam district early on Sunday, police said.

Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in the Sighanpora area in the south Kashmir district following inputs about the presence of terrorists in the area, a police official said.

The search operation turned into an encounter after the terrorists fired upon a search party of the forces, who retaliated, he said.

The exchange of fire is going on and further details were awaited, the official said.

 

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