Update: One more person killed in firing near encounter site in south Kashmir’s Bijbehara area: Police.
Update: Two terrorists including Lashkar Commander Junaid Mattoo have been eliminated in the Kulgam encounter by Indian Army, SoG and CRPF.
Update: The victim was identified as 34-year-old Mohammad Ashraf Khar died of bullet injuries.
Srinagar: Encounter underway between security forces and terrorists at Idgah Mohalla in Kulgam’s Arwani village, Jammu and Kashmir.
Reportedly 3 terrorists are trapped in a building, heavy firing is going on at Idgah Mohalla in Kulgam’s Arwani village. Cordon and search operation began since morning at Kulgam’s Arwani village as security forces suspected the presence of terrorists in the area.
A cordon and search operation was started at Arwani village in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Friday after security forces received intelligence inputs about the presence of suspected terrorists in the area.
On Thursday, terrorists attacked a police patrol party in Srinagar’s Hyderpora area and injured two policemen.
On the same day, Pakistani troops violated a ceasefire in Naushera Sector along the Line of Control (LoC) and the Indian Army retaliated strongly and effectively.