An encounter broke out between security forces and terrorists in Pulwama district on Tuesday, police said.
Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Chaanketaar village of Tral in south Kashmir district this afternoon following specific inputs about the presence of terrorists in the area, a police official said.
He said as the forces were undertaking searches in the area, the terrorists fired upon them.
The security forces retaliated, ensuing an encounter, the official said, 2-3 terrorists are believed to be trapped.
The gunfight was going on, he said, adding that further details were awaited.
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