An encounter breaks out between militants and government forces in Marwal area in South Kashmir's Pulwama district on Tuesday.
A joint team of Police, Army's and CRPF launched a cordon-and-search-operation in Marwal of Pulwama. As the joint team encircled the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon them. The fire was retaliated by the joint team, triggering off an encounter.
The exchange of fire between the joint team and the militants is underway, an official said.