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SOURCE: PTI

An encounter broke out on Saturday between security forces and terrorists in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said. “#Encounter has started at Parigam area of #Pulwama. Police and security forces are on the job. Further details shall follow,” Kashmir Zone Police posted on X.

According to officials, the police and army launched a cordon and search operation in the Parigam area following information about movement of terrorists there.

Initially, there was a brief exchange of firing between the terrorists and security forces after which the cordon was tightened and search intensified.

No casualties have been reported so far, the officials said.