Gunfight rages in Pakherpora, internet suspended across Budgam district

Gunfight rages in Pakherpora, internet suspended across Budgam district

Srinagar, Nov 30: Gunfight broke out between militants and forces in Futlipora village of Pakharpora in central’s Kashmir’s Budgam district on Thursday.
An official said that personnel of  Special Operations Group (SOG) of Jammu and Kashmir Police and army soldiers cordoned off Futlipora this morning and launched searches.
“As the forces were laying cordon militants present in the area opened fire, which was retaliated triggering an encounter,” the official  added.
Heavy exchange of fire was going on at the time of filing of this report.
Soon after the encounter broke out in Pakharpora authorities suspended the high speed internet services in Budgam district.