Gunfight Rages in Tral Forest

June 26

An encounter has raged  between militants and Government forces at Brenpathri in Kahlil area in Tral belt of South Kashmir’s Pulwama District.

An Official told The Kashmiriyat  that a team of 42 RR, Jammu Kashmir police and 180 BN of CRPF was fired upon by Militants during a cordon and search operation that the forces had launched in the Brenpathri forest area.

The Forces retaliated to the firing which triggered 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.

Locals told The Kashmiriyat that a massive exchange of gunfire is going on at the site of the encounter. (The Kashmiriyat)