2nd Encounter in 24 hours in Awantipora
Srinagar, August 21: Gunfight has started between militants and security forces in in upper reaches of forest area of Nagbarean Tral in Awantipora of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Saturday.
Reports reaching GNS that a joint team of Police, Army and CRPF launched a cordon and search operation in woods of Tral.
As the joint team of forces approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon the forces, triggering off a gunfight.
A senior police officer also confirmed to GNS about exchange of firing between militants and security forces.