Gunfight Breaks Out In Pulwama, 1 Militant Killed


Update: One militant has been reportedly killed in an encounter that broke out between Militants and government forces in Dar Ganie Mohallah of Tral area in South Kashmir’s Pulwama District on Friday. Officials said 42 RR of Indian Army, SOG of Jammu Kashmir Police and 180 BN CRPF jointly launched the Anti Militancy operation. Earlier forces had launched a Cordon and Search Operation in the area upon receiving a specific input about the presence of Militants in Tral area, sources said. 2 to 3 local Militants from South Kashmir were believed to be holed up in the area. They said that the operation is still going on.

Srinagar: A gunfight broke out between militants and government forces in DarGanie-Gund area of Tral in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Friday.

Reports said that a joint team of army’s 42RR, 180 BN CRPF, and SOG cordoned off Darganie-Gund after having credible input about the presence of some militants in the area.

As the joint team of forces approached the suspected spot the hiding militants fired upon government forces triggering an encounter.

Till this report was filed intermittent firing was going on. Meanwhile, authorities have also suspended the Internet service in police district Awantipora.