An encounter is underway between the security forces and militants in Baramulla’s Sopore. The security forces launched search operations on Saturday in Baramulla’s Sopore after inputs of presence of terrorists in the area , as reported by ANI.
The encounter comes hours before the Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh is to leave for a four day visit of Jammu and Kashmir.
Rajnath Singh would be meeting CM Mehbooba Mufti and Governor NN Vohra during his visit. The Home Minister on Friday said he was going to Kashmir with an open mind and was willing to meet all those who wanted to meet him. “We want a resolution to the problems,” he had earlier told reporters in New Delhi. The minister will chair a meeting of security officers of the Army, paramilitary forces and state police in Srinagar.
More details are awaited.