Srinagar: An encounter broke out between terrorists and security forces in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said on Thursday.
The security forces launched a cordon and search operation in the Kralgund area of Handwara in north Kashmir district late Wednesday night following information about the presence of terrorists in there, a police official said.
He said the cordon was maintained during the night and the forces zeroed in on the location of the terrorists in the morning.
There was a brief exchange of fire between the two sides, the official said.
He said a search operation is going on in the area. Further details are awaited. (PTI)
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