An encounter broke out between security forces and terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kulgam on Thursday. Two terrorists are believed to be trapped in the Samnoo Nehama area as fighting ensued between the two sides.
The security forces had launched a cordon-and-search operation in Nehama village of Kulgam following information about the presence of terrorists in the area, the officials said.
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The search operation turned into a gunbattle as the ultras opened fire towards the security personnel, they added.
In October, two terrorists were killed in an encounter with security forces in Kulgam. Police said they had links with Hizbul Mujahideen.
It occurred around the same time that two Army personnel were injured in a gunfight with terrorists in Rajouri district. Soon afterwards, a cordon and search operation, aimed at locating terrorists was conducted for several days.