Pulwama Military Op in final stage, no militant body visible yet: Police

Srinagar: The military operation against militants at Gath Mohalla area of Kakapora in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district has entered the last stage, a top police officer said on Friday.

The officer said that the operation is in the final stage, an IED has been placed at the site as the house is well built. So far no militant body has been recovered, he said.

He further said that the trapped militants were responsible for yesterday’s attack on the BJP leader’s house in Nowgam. We are hopeful to recover the snatched rifle too after the operation is over.

The operation began after a joint team of Police, Army’s 50 RR  and CRPF launched a cordon and search operation on specific information about the presence of militants in the area, officials said.

They said that as the joint team of forces approached towards the suspected spot, hiding militants fired upon them triggering the operation. (GNS)


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