Military operation against militants starts in south Kashmir, says police

A deployment of armed forces personnel in south Kashmir. [FPK File photo/ Qayoom Khan]

Kulgam: A military operation against militants started in Nowpora-Kherpora area of south Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Monday, police said.

According to Kashmir Police Zone, as they wrote on twitter, “Encounter has started at Nowpora-Kherpora, Trubji area of Kulgam. Police and security forces are on the job. Further details shall follow.”

The operation was started after a joint team of armed forces launched a cordon and search operation in the area, the officials said.

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