Gunfight broke out between the terrorists and the security forces in Tral area of south Kashmir's Pulwama district on Thursday.”As the forces approached the suspected spot, the hiding terrorists opened fire, triggering a gunfight,” said an official. Three Jaish terrorists surrounded by security forces in this encounter, said sources.
The twitter handle of Kashmir zone police mentions “Exchange of fire between security forces & terrorists at higher reaches of Tral Awantipora. Further details will follow”.
Like any other encounter, people gathered at the encounter site as soon as they received the information about it. People assembled at the encounter site resorted to stone-pelting. Therefore, forces had to resort to aerial firing to chase away protesters near bus stand in Tral.