Encounter rages in Palhallan Pattan

Srinagar: An encounter started between militants and government forces at Palhallan village of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Friday morning.

Reports said that a heavy contingent of army and SOG cordoned off the area today wee hours today.

A senior police officer said that a joint team of army’s 29 RR, SOG and 53 bn CRPF launched a cordon-and-search operation at Palhallan village following inputs about the presence of militants.

As the joint team of forces approached the suspected spot, the hiding militants opened fire, triggering off a gunfight.

When reports last came in the gunfight was going on. 




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