Encounter rages between militants and government forces in kathpora area of yari pora belt of South kashmir. Official sources told KNO that on receiving specific inputs about the presence of militants in the area forces including 34 RR and SOG yaripora launched search operation in the area.
On intensifying the search operation towards the suspected spot, militants hiding fired upon forces which was retaliated triggering gunfight. Two to three militants are believed to trapped. Firing was on when this report was filled.(KNO)