Four Fouitants and two army soldiers were killed in an encounter between security forces and militants in Yaripora of Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday morning. Encounter still underway in south Kashmir.
According to initial reports coming in, militants are hiding in a house in Yaripora. Army got tipped off after getting leads on Militants after that encounter started at Nagbal Fresal Police Station in Yaripora, Kulgam district.
In recent months, encounter between security personnels and militants spurted, On February 4, A “major operation” was carried in which two top Hizbul Mujahideen militants were killed in an encounter with security forces in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district.
Superintendent of Police (Operations) Shafqat Hussain and a Sub-Inspector, Mohammad Murtaza, were also injured in the gun battle which took place near Amargarh village of Sopore, 50 kms from here, after police intercepted the two militants travelling in a vehicle, a police spokesman said