Encounter breaks out between security forces and terrorists in north Kashmir’s Sopore

Indian security forces
The gunfight between security forces and terrorists began early on Thursday morning.
An encounter between security forces and terrorists started in Hardshiva village of north Kashmir’s Sopore early on Thursday morning.

The army and the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel launched a cordon and search operation after receiving inputs from Jammu and Kashmir Police about the presence of terrorists in the area.

The gunfight ensued soon after and the exchange of fire is still continuing.

On Tuesday, two terrorists were killed in an encounter between terrorists and security forces in Pulwama’s Bundzoo area, while one CRPF personnel succumbed to his injuries.


The CRPF personnel was injured when the terrorists fired at the cordon party and later succumbed to his injuries.

Two AK-47 were also recovered from the spot.

On Monday, a group of terrorists managed to escape during search operations in the forests of Verinag in Anantnag district.

Source: Hindustan Times