An encounter broke out between militants and security forces at Marwal in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday morning, police said. Two soldiers are reported to be injured in the gunfight.
Acting on specific information about the presence of militants in Marwal area of Pulwama, security forces launched a cordon and search operation there, PTI quoted a police official.
Militants opened fire on the forces during the search to which they retaliated, leading to an encounter, he said.
The firefight was on and sources said that two-three terrorists were trapped inside the cordon.