Gunfight breaks out in south Kashmir's Pulwama

A gunfight broke out between militants and the security forces in Awantipora area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Sunday.

A police spokesman said on Twitter that the gunfight broke out after the police and security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Samboora area. 

“Encounter has started at Samboora area of Awantipora. Police and security forces are on the job. Further details shall follow,” he said.