Encounter likely after forces launch CASO in Tral area

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Government forces on Friday launched a cordon-and-search operation in Darganie-Gund area of Tral of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district.

Reports said that a joint team of army’s 42 RR, 180BN CRPF and SOG cordoned off DarGanie-Gund today morning.

A senior Police officer said that forces have cordoned off Darganie-Gund following “credible inputs” about presence of some militants in the area.

As per the sources chances of encounter are high as reportedly two to three militants of Jaish-e-Mohammad outfit are believed to be trapped in the said area.

Meanwhile authorities mobile internet services have been suspended in police district Awantipora which includes Tral, Pampore and Awantipora area.(With inputs from GNS)