Srinagar, May 14 | Receiving specific input on the presence of terrorists, Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in the Yamrach area of the South Kashmir district during the night.
The search operation turned into an encounter after the terrorists shot at the search party. The encounter between terrorists and security forces broke out in Kulgam, police said on Thursday.
Reinforcements have been sent to the area, the official said.
Further details were awaited.