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Encounter breaks out between militants and security forces in J-K's Budgam

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Press Trust of India Srinagar
An encounter broke out Sunday between militants and security forces in Budgam district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said.
Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Bugam area of Budgam district in central Kashmir Sunday morning following specific inputs about the presence of militants there, a police official said.
He said as the forces were conducting searches, the militants fired upon them.
The forces retaliated, ensuing an encounter, the official said.
He said exchange of firing was going on and further details were awaited.

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First Published: Jun 30 2019 | 8:05 AM IST

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