Srinagar: Two jawans died and at least five security personnel were injured after they were attacked by terrorists in the pre-dawn hours of Saturday in Pulwama district of Kashmir. Cross firing is currently underway.
The militants opened fire on District Police Lines (DPL) Pulwama at around 4:20 am, resulting in injuries to three Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawans and three policemen - the security personnel, a police official told PTI.
Two to three terrorists are reportedly hiding inside the Pulwama DPL.
According to the latest update, the terrorists have been localised into two blocks. "Efforts to evacuate people in progress. Intermittent firing on," tweeted ANI.
The official informed that security forces have retaliated and cross firing was going on. The entire area has been cordoned off by police.
More forces have been rushed to the area, he added.
With agency inputs