Srinagar Decemeber 12: Gunfight broke out in Brath Kalan village of North Kashmir’s Sopore between militants and security forces on Wednesday evening.
Initial reports said that after joint team of army’s 42RR, SOG and CRPF launched cordon and search operation in Brath Kalan after having credible input about presence of some militants in the area.
As the joint team of forces approached the suspected house the hiding militants fired upon goverment forces triggering an encounter.
As per reports two to three militants are believed to be trapped.
Till this report was filed intermittent firing was going on.
Meanwhile mobile internet has been also suspended for precautionary measures in Sopore.
Support Ethical Journalism. Support The Dispatch
The Dispatch is a sincere effort in ethical journalism. Truth, Accuracy, Independence, Fairness, Impartiality, Humanity and Accountability are key elements of our editorial policy. But we are still not able to generate great stories, because we don’t have adequate resources. As more and more media falls into corporate and political control, informed citizens across the world are funding independent journalism initiatives. Here is your chance to support your local media startup and help independent journalism survive. Click the link below to make a payment of your choice and be a stakeholder in public spirited journalism