Second encounter in less than 24 hours in South Kashmir
Pulwama, Aug 29: A nocturnal gunfight broke out between militants and security forces in Zadoora area of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Saturday.
An official told news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), that a joint team of Police, army 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 teams 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 in the area
Pertinently this is second gunfight in South in less than 24 hours as four militants were killed while as one was caught alive in an encounter in Kiloora area of Shopian on Friday evening.