Mitrigam, 18th March 2023: Today (March 18) early in the morning, an encounter broke out in Pulwama’s Mitrigam neighbourhood in Jammu and Kashmir. According to the local police, security troops are on the scene to manage the situation.
At 4:25 am, the Kashmir Zone Police tweeted, “#Encounter has started at Mitrigam area of #Pulwama. Police and security forces are on the job. Further details shall follow. @JmuKmrPolice”
According to police officials, security forces conducted a cordon and search operation in the Mitrigam region of Pulwama in south Kashmir after getting specific information inputs about the presence of terrorists in the area.
The officials said that after the terrorists fired on the security personnel, who returned fire, the search operation evolved into an encounter.
Further details are awaited.