Encounter between militants, security forces in Pulwama

An encounter broke out tonight between security forces and militants holed up in a village in Pulwama district of south Kashmir, police said.

Srinagar: An encounter broke out tonight between security forces and militants holed up in a village in Pulwama district of south Kashmir, police said.

Security forces launched an operation in Hanjan village in Rajpora area of Pulwama following information about presence of militants there, a police official said.

He said intermittent exchange of firing was going on between the two sides but so far there were no reports of any casualty on either side.