South Kashmir: Brief Exchange Of Firing In Tral Forest

SRINAGAR —A brief exchange of firing has taken place between militants and state forces in Satoora Khangund area of Tral in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Tuesday.

A joint team of army’s 42RR, CRPF 180BN and SOG launched a cordon and search operation in Satoora Khangund, news agency GNS quoting reports said.

A senior Police officer said that forces launched cordon and search operation after having credible input about presence of some militants in the forest area of Tral.

While the forces intensified searches towards suspected spot the hiding militants fired upon goverment forces triggering an brief exchange of firing. 

The officer further said that firing has stopped as off now. It’s a dense forest area, the operation may take longer time, the officer said. 
 

Be Part of Quality Journalism

Quality journalism takes a lot of time, money and hard work to produce and despite all the hardships we still do it. Our reporters and editors are working overtime in Kashmir and beyond to cover what you care about, break big stories, and expose injustices that can change lives. Today more people are reading Kashmir Observer than ever, but only a handful are paying while advertising revenues are falling fast.

ACT NOW
MONTHLYRs 100
YEARLYRs 1000
LIFETIMERs 10000

CLICK FOR DETAILS


Observer News Service

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

KO SUPPLEMENTS