Encounter starts in Rafiabad Sopore

12: 35 PM – Both the militants who were hiding in a cowshed have been killed in the joint operation by Army and police now


An encounter is going on which started at Chatlora, Rafiabad in Baramulla District after the militants hiding there opened fire when Sopore police & army cordoned the area.  2 Jaish-e-Mohammad militants are reportedly trapped in a cow shed.

Sources said that army and SOG Sopore had come to cordon off the area after they received input about the presence of militants.

“The militants opened fire on forces as they were busy in search operation resulting in an encounter,” they said.

At least two militants are holed and heavy exchange of firing was going on till the reports last came in.