Encounter Underway In Budgam, 3 Militants Trapped


Jammu: An encounter between militants and the security forces is underway in Redwora area of Budgam district in Jammu and Kashmir, news agency PTI quoted the police as saying. At least two to three militants are believed to be holed up in the area.

This comes a day after a bus carrying at least 56 passengers was attacked at Botengo village near Anantnag, on the Srinagar-Jammu National Highway, in south Kashmir. Seven pilgrims, including five women, were killed and 15 injured in the attack while on their way to Amarnath.