Gunfight underway in south Kashmir's Pulwama

It was not immediately known as to how many militants are trapped in the area.
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Representational pictureAman Farooq/GK File

Srinagar Mar 11: A gunfight broke out between militants and security forces in Chewaklan area of south Kashmir's Pulwama district on Friday night.

"Encounter has started at Chewaklan area of #Pulwama. Police and security forces are on the job. Further details shall follow, " a police spokesman said.

The encounter broke out shortly after security forces cordoned the area following a tip off about the presence of militants there.

It was not immediately known as to how many militants are trapped in the area.

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