Budgam: A military operation against militants has begun in Choklun Chadoora area of central Kashmir’s Budgam district on Friday morning.
— Kashmir Zone Police (@KashmirPolice) October 16, 2020
Official sources said that operation began after a joint team of Army’s 53 RR, Special Operations Group (SoG) of Jammu and Kashmir Police and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) launched a cordon and search operation in the area.
As the joint team encircled the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon them. The fire was retaliated by the joint team, triggering the operation.
A police officer said that contact has been established and firing from both sides is on.