Encounter breaks out in North Kashmir’s Bandipora: millitants trapped

Srinagar: A gunfight broke out between militants and government forces in northern Kashmir’s Bandipora village on Thursday. Sources said that Army’s 14 RR, SOG of Jammu and Kashmir Police and CRPF launched a cordon-and-search operation at Shukbabun area of Sumlar village earlier today.

As the forces intensified the searches, the militants opened fire on them triggering an encounter, they said.