Srinagar, July 09, KDC: Militants on Friday managed to give slip to forces after initial exchange of fire in Redwani area of south Kashmir’s Kulgam district, officials said.
Police sources told news agency Kashmir Dot Com (KDC) that a search operation, which was launched after a brief exchange of fire, has been called off.
They said that search operation was launched by joint team of forces including Army’s Ist RR, CRPF and SOG Kulgam on specific inputs about the presence of militants in the area.
“When the search operation was being launched, militants fired upon security forces which was retaliated triggering an encounter. However, the militants managed to escape under the cover of darkness,” they said said.
They further said that search operation, which continued for many hours has now been called off. (KDC)