Encounter under way in Pulwama’s Tral

first_imgThe Jammu and Kashmir police on Monday evening said it has established contact with hiding militants in Pulwama’s Tral, triggering an encounter.“An exchange of fire has started in Awanipora’s Tral area. The security forces are on the job,” said a Srinagar-based police spokesperson. Initial reports suggest the gunfight started as a joint team of Army’s 42 Rashtriya Rifles, CRPF’s 180 Battalion and the police’s special operation group threw a cordon around the Mir Mohalla of Tral area.Preliminary reports suggest two to three militants were trapped in the area. “An intermittent fire is going on,” said the police.last_img

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