Encounter starts in Pulwama Village

Encounter starts in Pulwama Village

 

Pulwama, Oct 20 : A gunfight broke out between militants and security forces in Hakripora area of Kakapora in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Tuesday.

A police officer told GNS said that a joint team of Police, army’s 50 RR and CRPF launched a cordon and search operation on specific information about the presence of militants in the area.

He said that as the joint team of forces approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon them which was retaliated triggering an encounter.

A senior police officer also confirmed the exchange of fire between forces and militants.

As per the sources, two to three militants are believed to be trapped.(GNS)

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