Asianet NewsableAsianet Newsable
breaking news image

Two terrorists suspected to be trapped as encounter breaks out in J&K's Pulwama

An encounter broke out between terrorists and security forces in the Nihama area of Pulwama district, Jammu and Kashmir on Monday (June 3) morning.  Acting on intelligence and local inputs about the presence of two terrorists the security forces launched a cordon and search operation.
 

encounter breaks out between security forces and terrorists in Pulwama on June 3 2024 anr
Author
First Published Jun 3, 2024, 9:52 AM IST

Pulwama: An encounter erupted between terrorists and security forces in Jammu and Kashmir, according to the police on Monday (June 3). The confrontation began after the police launched a search operation in the Nihama area of the Pulwama district, following reports of terrorist presence in the region.

According to reports, two terrorists are believed to be trapped in the area. 

An official reported that joint teams from the Special Operation Group (SOG) of the Jammu and Kashmir police and the Indian Army's 50 Rashtriya Rifles (RR) initiated a cordon and search operation in Nihama. Acting on intelligence and local inputs about the presence of two terrorists in the area, the security forces launched the operation to apprehend the terrorists.

As the forces neared the suspected location, the terrorists opened fire on them, sparking a gunfight. Reports indicate that firing is currently ongoing from both sides.

According to the latest report, the house in the Nihama area where terrorists are believed to be trapped has caught fire and the encounter is underway. 

(Further details are awaited...)

Latest Videos
Follow Us:
Download App:
  • android
  • ios