Srinagar, May 14: After a brief exchange of firing between mujahideen and occupational forces in Yamrach area of South Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Thrusday, no fresh exchange of firing has been reported.
Official sources told GNS that after early contact was established with mujahideen during wee hours there has been no exchange of firing.
However the cordon and search operation is still intact in the area, they said.
As per the sources mujahideen might have escaped at encounter site during initial exchange of firing taking advantage of darkness.
Earlier reports reaching GNS said that a joint team of occupational Police, army’s 34RR and CRPF launched cordon search operation in Yamrach.
As the joint team of forces approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding mujahideen fired upon them, triggering an encounter.
A senior police officer also confirmed to GNS about the exchange of firing between occupational forces and mujahideen. As per the sources two to three mujahideen believed to be trapped.(GNS)