South Kashmir:Encounter rages in Kulgam

South Kashmir:Encounter rages in Kulgam

Umar Rashid

Srinagar, May 30:Encounter breaks out between militants and government forces in Wanpora area of South Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Saturday.

According to the reports reaching news agency, a joint team of Police, Army’s 01RR and CRPF launched a cordon-and-search-operation in Wanpora.

As the joint team approached the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon them. The fire was retaliated by the joint team, triggering off an encounter.

A senior police officer confirmed to GNS the exchange of fire between the joint team and the militants. As per the sources, two to three militants are believed to be trapped. (GNS)

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