Terrorists fired at the surrounding security forces in Tral area of Pulwama. (Representational)
A gunfight erupted between security forces and terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district today, officials said.
The police said security forces started a cordon-and-search operation in Tral area after receiving information about the presence of terrorists there.
"As the cordon around the hiding terrorists was tightened, they fired at the surrounding security forces, triggering an encounter which is underway," a police official said.