“Encounter going on in Dooniwari forest area of Police Station Dangiwacha Sopore, report of presence of 5 terrorists. Wish success to our boys,” Vaid tweeted.
Earlier a fierce gunbattle broke out between militants and government forces in forest area of Rafiabad in northern Kashmir’s Baramulla district.
Sources said that after input about the presence of militants in the upper reaches of Rafiabad forests, a joint team of army’s 32 RR and 9 PARA commandos launched a cordon-and-search operation during in wee hours.
During the CASO the forces made a contact with the hiding militants thereby ensuing a gunfight.
Reports said that a para commando has sustained injuries during the ongoing gunfight.
KR web Desk