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Encounter Underway between Security Forces, Militants at Kulgam in South Kashmir

Army personnel take positions during an encounter with the militants in Kashmir (Image for representation: PTI)

Army personnel take positions during an encounter with the militants in Kashmir (Image for representation: PTI)

A cordon was laid and as the forced zeroed in on the spot, the hiding militants fired at the security forces triggering the encounter, informed sources said.

  • IANS Srinagar
  • Last Updated: May 14, 2020, 7:30 AM IST
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An encounter started at Yamrach area of Kulgam in south Kashmir on Wednesday night between militants and security forces, police said.

According to details, police had a specific input about the presence of militants in the area.

A cordon was laid and as the forced zeroed in on the spot, the hiding militants fired at the security forces triggering the encounter, informed sources said.

More reinforcements have been brought in and all the exit points of the area have been sealed off to prevent the militants from escaping.

It is a joint operation by the police and the army.


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