Encounter Starts in Pulwama Area

December 28

An encounter has raged between militants and Government forces at Renzipora area in Awantipora belt in South Kashmir’s Pulwama District.

Sources told The Kashmiriyat  that a joint team of 55 RR, SOG, Police and CRPF launched a cordon and search operation at Renzipora area on Friday morning after Militants attacked a party of 55 RR earlier today.

The Forces retaliated and the exchange of fire continued for at least fifteen minutes, as per sources, However, nobody was injured as per reports.

As per Initial inputs received by The Kashmiriyat, two to three Militants were believed to be holed up in an open area.

Locals meanwhile told The Kashmiriyat that the firing started around 0800 am, however the exchange of fire has stopped now.

It is likely that the Militants have escaped from the spot, they said.

Details emerging. (The Kashmiriyat)

Author: News Desk