SRINAGAR: An encounter broke out between security forces and terrorists in
and Kashmir on Saturday, police said.
The security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Likhdipora area of Kulgam in
following specific information about the presence of militants in the area, a police official said.
He said as the forces were conducting the searches of the area, the hiding militants fired at them.
The forces retaliated, ensuing an encounter, the official said.
The gunfight is going on and further details are awaited, he added.