Gunfight breaks out in Awantipora Pulwama

Second gunfight of the day in southern Kashmir
An army man takes position during a gunfight with militants in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir. [File photo]
An army man takes position during a gunfight with militants in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir. [File photo]Mir Wasim for Greater Kashmir

Srinagar, Nov 1: A gunfight broke out between terrorists and security forces in Awantipora tehsil of south Kashmir's Pulwama district on Tuesday, police said.

"Encounter started at Khandipora, Awantipora area of Pulwama district. Awantipora Police & Army (55 RR) are on the job. Further details shall follow," said a police spokesman on Twitter.

Earlier in the day, another gunfight broke out in southern Anantnag district. The gunfight was on when last reports came.

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