Encounter Rages in Sopore Area

August 03

An exchange of firing has started between militants and government forces in Malmapanpora area of Warpora of North Kashmir’s Sopore on Saturday morning.

Sources told The Kashmiriyat that a joint team of Government Forces including Army’s 22RR, SOG and CRPF launched cordon and search operation in Malmaponpora.

During the search operation, brief exchange of fire took place between militants and government forces after the suspected militants fired on forces party.

They said that right now there is no exchange of firing, however the cordon is still intact and all the exit points have been sealed, he added.

The search operation was going on when this report was filed.