J&K: Encounter underway in Budgam, two militants suspected to be trapped

An encounter between militants and the security forces is underway in Redwora area of Budgam district in Jammu and Kashmir. At least two militants are believed to be holed up in the area.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: July 11, 2017 9:53 pm
J&K encounter, budgam encounter, kashmir militants, jammu and kashmir, india news At least two to three militants are believed to be holed up in the area. Representational Image.

An encounter between militants and security forces is underway in Redwora area of Budgam district in Jammu and Kashmir, news agency PTI quoted the police as saying.  A cordon-and-search operation, launched by the security forces Tuesday evening after receiving information about the presence of militants in the Redwora area, turned into an encounter as the militants opened fire on the forces, said a police official.

He also said that two militants are believed to be holed up in the area. So far, there have been no reports of any casualty.

This comes a day after a bus carrying at least 56 passengers was attacked at Botengo village near Anantnag, on the Srinagar-Jammu National Highway, in south Kashmir. Seven pilgrims, including five women, were killed and 15 injured in the attack while on their way to Amarnath.

More details are awaited.

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    abd
    Jul 12, 2017 at 4:01 am
    Indian army inko control nahin kersakti. He masla sirf table talk with Pak se hal hoga.jitna zulm karoge aur barhega.Have sense cow drinking nation.
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      Shafted mohammed
      Jul 12, 2017 at 1:55 am
      Aur char panch Maro , yeh hai burhan ki barsi ka tohfa.
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        Mo-Ham-Head Chuttadudinn
        Jul 12, 2017 at 1:29 am
        Yaa allah inn krantikari freedom fighters nuu bachhaa laeyy badlaeyy maeyy meraa pichwaddaa laeyy laeyy
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          think switch
          Jul 12, 2017 at 12:24 am
          PL BE SPECIFIC. UR REPLY IS TOTALLY EVASIVE. ENTIRE WORLD IS ASKING THIS: 1- UR RELIZION PPL EXECUTED ASSASINATIONS TERRORIST ATTACKS, KILLED MILLIONS OF INNOCENT, CIVILIANS, WOMEN, CHILDREN, IN NEARLY ONE HUNDRED SEVENTY FIVE COUNTRIES ON THIS PLANET. 2- Y? BCOZ OF AN OLD DESERT THINKING AND OLD DESERT BASED BOOK. BOOK WAS MEANT, ONLY FOR DESERT AREA OF MIDEAST, ONLY FOR WARRING ILLITERATE TRIBES IN MIDEAST DESERTS, ONLY FOR THAT 1,000 YRS BACK OLD TIME. 3. NO NEED FOR SUCH THOUGHTS AND BOOK IN TODAYS PROGRESSING NATIONS AND TOMORROWS FUTURISTIC SOCIETIES. 4. JUST SET ASIDE THAT OLD RUSTING BOOK PERMANENTLY. 5. SWITCH OVER TO A NEWER MODERN RELEVANT BOOK.
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            Makeit Possible
            Jul 11, 2017 at 11:08 pm
            Indian express is still calling them 'militant' instead of 'terrorists'.
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              abd
              Jul 12, 2017 at 3:57 am
              It should not call them militants but Shaheeds.They are fighting for their land.
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              Manoj Jha
              Jul 11, 2017 at 10:48 pm
              Kill them fast
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                Khalid
                Jul 11, 2017 at 10:01 pm
                Flush brahimins toilet cleaners out of Kashmir!
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                  Paki Pig Finder
                  Jul 12, 2017 at 3:15 am
                  Ekk h.....woh fidayeen walah bumm tuney apney siney parr jo latkaya hai.....woh nikaal aur uss bumm ko teri jehadi G-A-A-N-D mey rakh......aur phir bumm udah.....dh000m.......Chillana matt bh00l - Allah h0 G_A_A_N_D_U.......
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