Another Encounter breaks out in North Kashmir’s Kupwara

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KUPWARA: An encounter was broke out between terrorists and Security forces in Kandi forests of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Thursday morning.

Reports said that a joint team of army’s 47 RR, 28 RR and SOG launched a cordon-and-search operation at Portel Nad and Razdan Nad – upper reaches of Kandi connecting Lolab forests.

Reports said that there was heavy firing in the forests while the joint team launched searches in the area.

An army officer said that the operation was launched in the woods following intelligence inputs about the movement of suspected terrorists in the area.

He said that the contact was established soon after the forces challenged the movement of the group of terrorists in the forests.

SSP Kupwara Ambarkar Shriram Dinkar told  that the encounter between the terrorists and the security forces is going on in the upper reaches of Kandi.

Reports said that there was heavy firing in the forests while the joint team launched searches in the area.

Earlier Three terrorists have been gunned down by security forces, while one Army jawan and one civilian have lost their lives in an encounter that broke out in Dalipora area of Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama in the wee hours of Thursday

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