CASO underway in Sopore, 2 militants trapped

Cordon & search operations begin at Sopore’s Shangergund area in Jammu & Kashmir’s Baramulla, two terrorists believed to be trapped.

Earlier, last night two militants escaped siege after youth took to streets and started pelting stone on Indian Army.

Clashe erupted between youth and government forces during the Cordon and Search Operation in Munchew village of Yaripora area of Kulgam district.

According to reports, youth took to streets soon after forces launched search operation. Youth pelted stones on government forces who retaliated with tear smoke shells triggering clashes.

Clashes were going on when this report is being filed.

Earlier 62 RR, SOG Kulgam cordoned off the area after receiving inputs about the presence of militants in the area.

More details are awaited.