An early morning encounter has raged between Militants and Government Forces in Bunpora of Hajin area in Rajpora belt of Pulwama in South Kashmir on Saturday.
Officials told The Kashmiriyat that 44 Rashtriya Rifles, 182 and 183 Battalion of Central Reserve Police Force and Jammu Kashmir Police had launched a search operation in the area following an input about Militant presence in the area.
As soon as forces started conducting the Cordon and search operation, Militants hold up in the area fired towards the forces, triggering an encounter, he said.
Sources told The Kashmiriyat that two to three Militants are believed to be trapped in the area.
As per Locals,the exchange of fire was going on when this report was filed.