The security forces were patrolling Seer village of Tral when unidentified militants opened fire on them, triggering a brief gunfight, a police official said. There was no immediate report of any casualty, he added. He said a cordon and search operation has been launched to track them.
J&K: Army patrol party fired upon by terrorists in Pulwama's Tral. Area cordoned off. More details awaited pic.twitter.com/OWOS6PMh3E— ANI (@ANI_news) May 13, 2017
Reinforcements have also been rushed to seal the escape routes, the official said, adding there was no fresh contact with the militants and that efforts are on to flush them out.