Srinagar, February 18:  Encounter has started between militants and government forces in Badigam of South Kashmir’s Shopian district on thursday night.

Reports said that a joint team of Police, Army and CRPF launched a cordon and search operation in Badigam.

As the joint team of forces approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon the forces, triggering off an gunfight.

A senior police officer also confirmed about exchange of firing between militants and security forces.

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

This post was published on February 19, 2021