Early Morning Encounter Starts in Shopian’s Keller

March 28

An encounter has started between militants and Government forces at Yawran area of Keller in South Kashmir’s Shopian District.

Sources told The Kashmiriyat that on Thursday morning 23 Para of Indian Army, CRPF and Jammu Kashmir Police after receiving inputs about Militant presence in the area laid a cordon and search operation in the area.

The cordon continued for nearly two to three hours, during which the hiding Militants opened fire on the troopers triggering an encounter.

All the entry and exit points of the area have been sealed by the Forces.

As per initial reports available to The Kashmiriyat two to three militants were trapped in a residential house in the area.

Sources told The Kashmiriyat massive exchange of fire is being heard at the site of the encounter.

Mobile internet services are likely to be barred in this South Kashmir District.

Meanwhile another Gunfight is underway between in Yaroo Langate Handwara North Kashmir Kupwara district.

Mobile internet service suspended in Sopore and Handwara