2 injured during encounter in Pulwama

Srinagar, Nov 5 (PTI) Two unidentified persons were injured during an exchange of fire between militants and security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district on Thursday, police said.

Security forces launched a cordon-and-search operation in Lalpora area of Pampore in the south Kashmir district following information about the presence of militants in the area, a police official said.

The militants fired indiscriminately and two unidentified persons were injured. The security forces retaliated, the official said, adding the search operation was going on. PTI SSB MIJ HMB