Encounter rages in south Kashmir

An encounter started between government forces and militants at Samboora area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Thursday evening.

A police officer said that a joint team of army’s 50 RR, SOG and CRPF acting on a tip off cordoned off Samboora area of Pampore.

As such the joint team of forces intensified the searches and fired some warning shots towards the suspected spot, the militants hiding in the area opened fire triggering off an encounter.

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