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Gunfight rages between militants and government forces in Branpatri forests area of Kahlil Tral

Encounter rages in Tral forest

Qayoom Khan

Srinagar, June 26:(GNS) Gunfight rages between militants and government forces in Branpatri forests area of Kahlil Tral in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Wednesday morning.

Reports reaching GNS said that a joint team of Army’s 42RR , 180BN of CRPF and SOG launched a cordon and search operation in the area.

A senior police officer told GNS that contact was established with the hiding militants after forces encircled the area.

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