Srinagar, May 6, KDC: At least four newly recruited Al- Badr militants were trapped amid a cordon-and-search operation in Kenigam area of Shopian district, police said on Thursday.
A police officer told News Agency KDC that efforts are underway to make them surrender. “We have brought their families and are trying to persuade them to surrender,” the officer said.
A senior police officer also confirmed to KDC about exchange of firing between militants and security forces.
Last night, police, army’s 44 Rashtriya Rifles and CRPF had launched a cordoned and search operation in the area amid specific information about the presence of militants.