Encounter underway between militants and security forces in Kulgam

Two militants believed to be trapped in the area
Encounter underway between militants and security forces in Kulgam
Security forces on standby at the site of encounter with militants in Malpora Mir Bazar area of south Kashmir's Kulgam district. (Representative Image)Mir Wasim for Greater Kashmir

Srinagar, May 08: An encounter is underway between militants and security forces in the Cheyan Devsar area of south Kashmir's Kulgam district, officials said today.

They said that the encounter broke out early Sunday morning after a joint team of police, army and the CRPF launched a cordon and search operation in Cheyan Devsar.

"Encounter has started at Cheyan Devsar area of Kulgam. Police and Army on the job. Further details shall follow" said a police spokesman.

Sources said that two militants are believed to be trapped in the area.

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