Kashmir crisis: Encounter between security forces and militants breaks out in Pulwama
An encounter broke out on Tuesday between security forces and militants in Hakripora area of Pulwama district in south Kashmir.
Srinagar: An encounter broke out on Tuesday between security forces and militants in Hakripora area of Pulwama district in south Kashmir.
Acting on a tip-off about the presence of militants in the area, security forces launched a cordon and search operation, an army official said.
The militants opened firing during the operation, prompting retaliation from the forces which triggered the gunbattle, he said.
The encounter is in progress and further details are awaited, the official said.
The decision has been taken in view of the aspirations and feelings of the people and the great contribution of the Maharaja, said Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha
The SIA team reached a Bunglow in the area, early Wednesday morning. While the search for information is on inside, there is huge security at the gates
A team of the State Investigation Agency's (SIA) Jammu-wing raided the houses of Ramzan and Dubai-based Abu Baker in Kulgam and the Bhatindi area of Jammu city, respectively, the officials said