J-K: Joint search operation on for suspected three militants

Reportedly, Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) district commander Junaid Mattoo, and two of his associates are trapped.

Published: 16th June 2017 11:44 AM  |   Last Updated: 16th June 2017 11:48 AM   |  A+A-


KULGAM: A joint cordon and search operation is being conducted by security forces after three suspected militants were trapped in a building.

A joint operation was conducted by 90 Battalion Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), one Rashtriya Rifles, Special Operation Group (SOG) Jammu and Kashmir Police at Kulgam district’s Idgah Mohalla, Arwani, from Friday early morning.

Heavy firing is taking place between the security forces and the militants .

Locals are also involved in stone pelting helping militants to escape.

Reportedly, Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) district commander Junaid Mattoo, and two of his associates are trapped.

On Thursday, militants attacked a police patrol party in Srinagar’s Hyderpora area and injured two policemen.

On the same day, Pakistani troops violated a ceasefire in Naushera Sector along the Line of Control (LoC) and the Indian Army retaliated strongly and effectively.

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