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Encounter underway between terrorists, security forces at Tral in J&K, one terrorist killed

File photo Photograph:( ANI )

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Mar 05, 2019, 07.57 AM (IST)

An encounter is underway between terrorists and security forces in Tral area of Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir.

One terrorist has also reportedly been killed. The terrorist was killed in a gunfight with forces. Search operations are underway.

"A brief exchange of fire took place between security forces and terrorists in Tral area," a police spokesman said.

He said the security forces have cordoned off the area and launched an operation to flush out the terrorists. 

Search operation is on in Reshi mohalla Tral, Pulwama. 

The target house has been razed to ground.Mobile internet services have been suspended in the town.

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2 to 3 local Hizbul Mujahideen militants believed to be trapped. Joint operation of jk police, CRPF and army launched.

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Cordon and search operation in on in Reshi mohalla Tral, Pulwama, some fire shots too heard during the night, the operation still on.