Pulwama encounter: Firing stops, search operation on

Pulwama encounter: Firing stops, search operation on

 

Pulwama, Sep 4: Firing has stopped after initial exchange of firing between security forces and militants at Babhara area of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district, while the cordon has been kept intact, officials said Friday.

They said that after the initial exchange of firing between militants and security forces at Babhara, there was a lull in the village and firing stopped from both sides. “Lights are on and the cordon is intact. Due to the dark, operation has been halted and is expected to resume with the first light of the day tomorrow,” officials told news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO).

They all the escape routes have been sealed and troops have laid a multi-layer cordon in the area to ensure militants don’t flee—(KNO)

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