Srinagar: Encounter broke out between forces and militants in Padgampora village of Pulwama district in southern part of Kashmir in the wee hours of Thursday.
“Working on specific inputs about the presence of militants in the area, 55 RR of Army and Special Operations Group of J&K police started search operation during night.”
Forces cordoned off the village at around 2 am in the night and starting searching, locals said.
“Forces came under fire two hours after cordon was laid,” police officials confirmed, resulting in the encounter.
The encounter is going on and there are no updates of any causality yet, PCR Pulwama, confirmed to Kashmir Life.