Gunfight rages in south Kashmir

An encounter started between insurgents and government forces at Kakpor area of Pulwom in south Kashmir on Wednesday evening.

Sources told Kashmir Dispatch that a joint team of army, SOG and CRPF launched a cordon-and-search operation earlier in the evening.

Hours after cordon when the combing operation was intensified the insurgents hiding in the area opened fire resulted into an encounter, the officer said, adding that two to three insurgents are reportedly trapped.


When reports last came in, the exchange of firing was going on in the area.


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