Srinagar: An encounter broke out between militants and security forces in the Charsoo area of Awantipora in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Tuesday.
Reports said that a joint team of police and army launched a cordon and search operation in Charsoo.
As the joint team of forces approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon the forces, triggering off a gunfight.
A senior police officer also confirmed the exchange of firing between militants and security forces. (GNS)