Clashes near encounter site in Pulwama; family asked to persuade militant to surrender
SRINAGAR: Clashes erupted near the site of an encounter between militants and government forces in Padgampora village of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Thursday.
Youth took to streets and clashed with forces to disrupt the anti-militant operation.
Meanwhile, reports said that the family of Lashkar-e-Toiba militant Shafi Shergujri of Banderpora has been brought near the encounter site to persuade him to surrender.
Shafi is reportedly trapped in a house which has been cordoned off by the forces.