Pulwama Encounter : After brief lull, heavy firing amid massive clashes started again | KNO

Pulwama Encounter : After brief lull, heavy firing amid massive clashes started again | KNO

Kashmir News Observer (KNO)

Pulwama, February 12 (KNO) : After a brief lull from both sides, contact has been established again and heavy firing amid massive clashes is going on. A police official told KNO that area was cordoned off at around 3 am and there was brief exchange of fire however now again contact has been established and heavy firing from both sides is on. Two to three militants are believed to be trapped in two houses, official said. As per local sources, as the news of encounter spread in the area, youth from different areas of Pulwama district assembled and started Pelting stones on government forces which is being retaliated by smoking tear smoke and sound shells. A local told KNO that clashes are going on from all four sides of encounter side.Earlier on specific inputs about the presence of militants, forces including 50 RR launched search operation in the area. On reaching to the suspected spot, hiding militant opened fire which was retaliated triggered encounter. Meanwhile heavy firing amid massive clashes was going when this report was being filled.(KNO)