Encounter Starts in Tral

December 22

An encounter has raged between militants and Government forces at Arigam area of Arampora in Tral sub district of South Kashmir’s Pulwama District.

Sources told The Kashmiriyat  that a joint team of 42 RR, SOG, Police and 180 BN of CRPF launched a cordon and search operation at Arigam area on Saturday morning after receiving inputs about presence of some militants in the area.

The Forces while conducting the search operation were fire upon by forces, which resulted in an encounter.

As per Initial inputs received by The Kashmiriyat, two to three Militants including Soliha alias Rehan, the deputy of Zakir Musa is believed to be holed up in a residential house in the area.

Locals meanwhile told The Kashmiriyat that the firing started around 8 am in the morning.

Details emerging. (The Kashmiriyat)

Author: News Desk