Fierce Gunfight Rages in Kashmir’s Islamabad (Anantnag)

June 18

An encounter has raged  between militants and Government forces at Waghama area of Bijbehara in South Kashmir’s Islamabad (anantnag) District.

A Police official told The Kashmiriyat  that a team of 3 RR, jammu kashmir police and 18 BN of CRPF was fired upon by Militants in the Waghama area, after which the Army retaliated to the firing

The Forces retaliated and the exchange of fire triggering an encounter, Officials told The Kashmiriyat that two to three Militants are believed to be trapped at the site of the encounter, while the firing at the encounter site is still going on.

One Army man has been killed, two others injured in the gunfight, Sources said.

Locals told The Kashmiriyat that the firing that started around 0500 AM has stopped, but has now started again.

Meanwhile Internet Services have been snapped in the district again, less than 12 hours after they were restored.

Details emerging. (The Kashmiriyat)