1. Militant holed up in house in Kashmir’s Baramulla district; encounter on with security forces

Militant holed up in house in Kashmir’s Baramulla district; encounter on with security forces

An encounter breaks out between security forces and a militant holed up in a house in Sopore area of north Kashmir Baramulla district.

By: | Srinagar | Updated: January 14, 2015 2:19 PM

An encounter broke out between security forces and a militant holed up in a house in Sopore area of north Kashmir Baramulla district, police said.

Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Chanakhan area of Sopore, 52 kms from here, in the wee hours following information about presence of a foreign militant there, a police official said.

“A gunfight is going on and at least one militant is present inside the cordoned off area,” the official said.

So far, there were no reports of any casualty in the gunbattle going on between the two sides, he added.

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