Srinagar: An encounter between militants and Indian forces started in south Kashmir’s Tral town on Wednesday, late sources said.
They said that personnel of 42 RR, CRPF and SOG after an input about the presence of militants cordoned off Mir Mohalla of Dadsara Tral in Pulwama district.
Soon after the cordon the hiding militants started firing on forces that retaliated resulting in a fierce encounter. There were 7 to 8 big explosions heard near the encounter site.
Meanwhile, immediately after the start of gunfight people raised slogans and pelted stones on police and forces.
Gunfight and protests were going on when the reports last came in.
Reports said that a civilian was injured when Indian forces hurled teargas shells at protesters near a gun battle site in Kashmir’s Pulwom. Mohammad Yousf was injured in Dadsar as he received an injury in his shoulder.