2019: First encounter breaks out in Pulwama district

Qayoom Khan

Srinagar,January 03: First encounter of 2019 broke out between militants and goverment forces in Mir Mohalla, Gulshanpora area of Tral in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Thursday.

Reports reaching GNS said that a joint team of army’s 42RR and SOG launched cordon and search operation in Gulshanpora.

As the joint team of forces intensified searches towards suspected spot the hiding militants fired upon goverment forces triggering an encounter.

As per the sources two to three militants are believed to be trapped.

Till this report was filed intermittent firing was going on.(GNS)

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