Srinagar: Cordon and Search operations (CASO) turned into Encounter between militants & joint forces at Aripal Tral area of Pulwama in South Kashmir.
A joint team of army and police cordoned off Aripal area on a specific information about presence of some militants in the area.
As soon forces intensified searches towards suspected spot the hiding militants fired upon government forces triggering an encounter.
As per sources two three militants are believed to be trapped. Reportedly some foreign militants are among them. Till this report was filed intermittent firing was going on.
Yesterday, a joint team of Army, SOG and CRPF launched cordon and search operation around more than half dozen villages of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Saturday morning.
Reports reaching said that the government forces started massive search operation in Lassiporaz, Armula, Alaipura, Batnur, Garbug, Naupora Payen Hajdarpora and Achan areas of Pulwama district.
Pertinently its here to mention that three cops were killed yesterday in Shopian by suspected militants.While this report was being filed door to door searches were going on in the said areas.