New Delhi: An encounter broke out between militants and security forces at Marwal in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday morning, police said. Two soldiers are reported to be injured in the gunfight. Also Read - Security Forces Recover Drone Dropped Arms, Ammunition From J&K's Akhnoor
Acting on specific information about the presence of militants in Marwal area of Pulwama, security forces launched a cordon and search operation there, PTI quoted a police official. Also Read - No restriction on Accessing Any Website in Jammu and Kashmir: Centre Tells Lok Sabha
Militants opened fire on the forces during the search to which they retaliated, leading to an encounter, he said. Also Read - J&K: 50% Rebate on Water And Electricity Bills | L-G Manoj Sinha Announces Rs 1,350 cr Economic Package for UT
The firefight was on and sources said that two-three terrorists were trapped inside the cordon.