Baramulla, March 21: Militants on Thursday likely managed to escape after brief shootout in Kalantara Kandi Kreeri village of Baramulla North Kashmir.
Official sources told KNO that 29 RR, SOG Kreeri, CRPF and Police Launched Cordon and Search operation in Kalantara Kandi village following an inputs about the presence of militants in the area.
After the 9 hours long CASO hiding militants open fire on joint party which triggered brief shootout.
Sources said that no firing has been heard from 20 hours and it is likely managed to escape.
However Police officials confirmed to KNO that we have starts searches in the area, there was no further contact with hiding militants in the area.
Police officials quoted KNO said that we have suspended the operation in whole night in wake of darkness and bad weather condition in the area.
He said whole area is under cordon, searches going on. We can not say anything is they are trapped or escaped . He added