Gunfight rages between government forces and militants in Samboora village of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district soon after forces cordoned off Astaan Mohalla of the village.
“Following a tip off about the presence of some suspected militants, a joint team of Army’s 50 RR, SOG and CRPF launched a cordon-and-search operation at Akram Dar Mohalla, Samboora, Pulwama”, official sources said.
As such the joint team intensified the search operation, the militants believed to be three in number opened fire triggering off an encounter.
When reports last came in the exchange of intermittent firing was going on. More details awaited.