A joint cordon and search operation is being conducted by security forces after three suspected terrorists were trapped in a building. A joint operation was conducted by 90 Battalion Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), one Rashtriya Rifles, Special Operation Group (SOG) Jammu and Kashmir Police at Kulgam district’s Idgah Mohalla, Arwani, from Friday early morning. Heavy firing is taking place between the security forces and the terrorists. Locals are also involved in stone pelting helping terrorists to escape.
Reportedly, Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) district commander Junaid Mattoo, and two of his associates are trapped. On Thursday, terrorists attacked a police patrol party in Srinagar’s Hyderpora area and injured two policemen. On the same day, Pakistani troops violated a ceasefire in Naushera Sector along the Line of Control (LoC) and the Indian Army retaliated strongly and effectively.