Just In: Encounter Breaks Out in Budgam, Area Under Cordon

Security personnal walk during two militants and an army soldier were killed in a gunfight in Pazalpora area of Sopore in north Kashmir's Baramulla district on Friday morning.Express Photo by Shuaib Masoodi 10/26/2018

Srinagar: An encounter broke out between militants and security forces in Central Kashmir’s Budgam district on Monday, senior Jammu and Kashmir officials said. The area has been cordoned off as firing is underway.

Taking to Twitter, police said, “Brief exchange of fire at Hapat Naalah area of Zinpanchal in district Budgam. Area under cordon. Details shall follow.”

 V K Birdi, Deputy Inspector General, Central Kashmir, said, “Contact established with militants in a forest area of Chari Shareef area of Budgam district.”



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