Kulgam: Encounter broke out between militants and government forces in Gujjar Pora, DH pora area of South Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Sunday.

Reports reaching GNS that a joint team of Police and army launched a cordon and search operation in Gujjar Pora.

As the joint team of forces approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon the forces, triggering off a gunfight.

A senior police officer also confirmed to GNS about exchange of firing between militants and security forces.

Pertinently another encounter is underway in Kupwara where one militant has been killed so far.(GNS)