Encounter Underway Between Terrorists & Security Forces In Kupwara


Srinagar: An encounter breaks out between terrorists and security forces at Batpora in Kupwara’s Handwara in Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday afternoon.

Security forces have encircled a group of militants in North Kashmir’s Handwara, triggering a gunfight on July 19 afternoon.

Initial reports suggest the exchange of fire is on between the security forces and the hiding militants at Batpora area of Handwara.

“The hiding militants fired upon a search party in the area. The firing is going on,” said a police official. The area has been sealed, he added.