Encounter Breaks Out In Jammu And Kashmir's Budgam

 
Encounter Breaks Out In Jammu And Kashmir's Budgam

NEW DELHI: An encounter is taking place between security forces and terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Budgam district, police said.

A team comprising Rashtriya Rifles, Budgam police and CRPF are engaging terrorists in Chari Sharief area in Budgam district.

The area has been placed under cordon.

Security forces launched a cordon and search operation following information about presence of terrorists in the area, news agency Press Trust of India reported.

The search operation turned into a gunbattle after terrorists opened fire on security forces.

No casualties have been reported so far in the encounter.