Handwara, Aug 22: On specific information SoG Handwara and 6RR of Army cordoned off Hingnikoot Ramhal area of Handwara.
As the search operation was intensified the hiding militants in suspected area fired upon goverment forces resulting encounter. Reportedly 2 to 3 militants are believe to be trapped. Till this report was filled intermittent firing was going on. (GNS)