Militants on Wednesday attacked an army’s patrolling party in Tral forests of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district.

Official sources said that a group of militants opened fire on the army’s 42 RR near Shikargah forest area at around 8:30 am.

The army men retaliated to the fire. However, there was no immediate report of any casualty on either side.

Soon after the attack, the additional reinforcement was rushed to the area and the whole area has been cordoned off to nab the attackers.

When contacted, SSP Awantipora Zahid Malik confirmed the incident and said that police is verifying the details.GNS


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