Encounter breaks out in Baramulla

BARAMULLA — An encounter breaks out between government forces and militants at Malwah, Pariswani area of  Baramulla district in North Kashmir on Thursday.

Reports said a joint team of government forces including Indian Army, J&K Police and CRPF had launched Cordon-and-Search-Operation (CASO) at Malwah, Pariswani following the inputs about presence of militants in the area.

They said that as the joint team of forces approached the suspected spot, militants fired upon them which was retaliated, triggering an encounter.

Sources said 2-3 militants are believed to be trapped in this encounter.

The encounter was going-on when reports last came in. — (KIMS)