Clashes erupt near gunfight site in south Kashmir’s Kulgam

Reports said that youth took to streets and pelted the forces with stones near the site of a gunfight in Katapora area. They said the forces responded by firing tear gas shells, triggering further clashes.

GK Web Desk
Srinagar, Publish Date: Jan 12 2019 6:35PM | Updated Date: Jan 12 2019 6:35PM
Clashes erupt near gunfight site in south Kashmir’s KulgamRepresentational pic

Intense clashes erupted near the site of a gunfight in Yaripora area of south Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Saturday.

Reports said that youth took to streets and pelted the forces with stones near the site of a gunfight in Katapora area. They said the forces responded by firing tear gas shells, triggering further clashes.

Earlier, a joint team of army and SOG Kulgam launched cordon and search operation in the area following inputs about the presence of militants.

As the joint team of forces approached the suspected spot, the hiding militants opened fire, triggering a gunfight.

As per sources, two to three militants are believed to be trapped in the area.

x
This site uses cookies to deliver our services and to show you relevant news and ads. By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie Policy, Privacy Policy, and our Terms of Service.That's Fine