New Delhi: An exchange of fire took place between terrorists and security forces in the forests of Tral area of Pulwama district in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday morning.Also Read - CBI Raids 40 Locations Across J&K in Gun License Scam, Official Residence of IAS Officer Searched

Troops of 42 Rashtriya Rifles with Special Operations Group were carrying out search and cordon operation in Tral early morning when the encounter broke out. Acting on the tipoff, the troops of 180 Bn CRPF also rushed to the spot and provided reinforcement. Also Read - Decide if You Want to Join Pakistan or Become an 'Independent State': Imran Khan to People of Kashmir

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The body of one terrorist has been recovered from the area. Search for the remaining terrorists continue.

More details awaited.