gunfight broke out between security forces and militants in Waggad – Tral area of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Wednesday, police said.
” Encounter has started at Tilwani Mohalla Waggad in Tral area of Awantipora. Police & Security Forces are on the job. Further details shall follow,” tweeted Kashmir Police.
— Kashmir Zone Police (@KashmirPolice) October 13, 2021
A police officials said that a joint of team of police, Army’s RR and CRPF after receiving information about the presence of militants launched search operation in the area.
He said that as the joint team of forces intensified searches towards suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon the party, which was retaliated, thus triggering an encounter.
Further details are awaited.