(MENAFN- Kashmir Observer)
KO File Photo: Abid Bhat
Srinagar- Two encounters are underway between militants and government forces in Chitragam area in South Kashmir's Shopian district and at Pattan in North Kashmir's Baramulla district, officials said on Friday.
“Encounter has started at Chitragam area of Shopian. Police and security forces are on the job,” police said.
“Encounter has started at Yedipora, Pattan area of Baramulla. Police and security forces are on the job.”
The firefights started after a joint team of police and security forces got an input about the presence of militants in those areas.
After government forces cordoned off the areas, militants hiding there started firing drawing retaliation by the forces.
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