Srinagar: A few hours after four terrorists were killed in an encounter at Nagrota in Jammu on Thursday morning, another shootout took place in the Pulwama district of Kashmir.
According to officials, the encounter took place in Parigam village of Pulwama district after the security forces cordoned off the area and launched a search operation after receiving information about the presence of terrorists.
The security forces came under a heavy volume of fire as they zeroed in on the spot where the terrorists were hiding. This triggered the encounter.
Even as the encounter raged on, local villagers started throwing stones at the security forces, forcing the police to retaliate.
Earlier in the day, an encounter took place at Nagrota in Jammu in which four Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terrorists were killed. The terrorists traveling in a truck along the Jammu-Srinagar national highway.
The police stopped the truck at the Ban toll plaza near Nagrota, which led to the encounter. A large quantity of arms and ammunition including 11 AK-47 rifles and pistols have been recovered from the slain terrorists.