Encounter breaks out in Kulgam village
Srinagar: A gunfight broke out at Karpora Yaripora village in Kulgam district in south Kashmir on Saturday afternoon, sources said.
They said that government forces cordoned off Karpora village at around 5 Pm in the afternoon after inputs about the presence of militants in the area were received.
On intensifying the search operation near the suspected spot, militants hiding in the area fired upon forces which was retaliated, triggering a gunfight, sources added.
The sources said that 2 to 3 militants are believed to be trapped in the village.