Army launches search operation after militants attack Patroling Party

Published by Kashmir News Trust on May 16, 2018, 9:37 am

Kashmir News Trust Web Desk

Tral: Government forces on Wednesday launched a search operation after militants fired upon an army patrolling party in Tral area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district.

Reports said that the militants fired upon a patrolling party of the army's 42 Rashtriya Rifles in Shikargah forest area of Tral before escaping from there.

However, there was no immediate report of any casualties.

Soon after the firing incident, the area was cordoned off by the forces. “A search operation is on to nab the attackers,” said an official.