Srinagar: Director General of Police (DGP) S P Vaid Wednesday confirmed the presence of five militants trapped in the ongoing gunfight with forces in Rafiabad area of north Kashmir.
“Encounter going on in Dooniwari forest area of Police Station Dangiwacha Sopore, report of presence of 5 militants. Wish success to our boys,” Director of General of Police Vaid said in his tweet.
Earlier today a para commando was injured in the gunfight that broke out between militants and the government forces in Rafiabad woods.
A joint team of army’s 32 RR and 9 PARA commandos launched a cordon-and-search operation in the dense woods of upper reaches of Rafiabad today wee hours.