Government forces during a gunfight in south Kashmir
Government forces during a gunfight in south Kashmir

SRINAGAR — A gunfight broke out between militants and government forces in Brantal area of Tral in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Tuesday.

According to the reports reaching here, a joint team of Police, Army’s 42 RR and CRPF launched a cordon-and-search-operation in Brantal.

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As the joint team encircled the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon them. The fire was retaliated by the joint team, triggering off an encounter.

A senior police officer confirmed the exchange of fire between the joint team and the militants.

Woman injured as CRPF personnel accidentally fires gun in Kashmir's Tral

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

Pertinently, this is second encounter in less than 24 hours in south Kashmir.

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