On Thursday morning encounter started between terrorists and security forces, which is underway at Shartgund Bala village in Kupwara district’s Handwara, Jammu and Kashmir. At least two to three terrorists are hiding in this area.
According to sources, ‘Aligarh Muslim University scholar-turned-militant Manan Wani could be one of those trapped.’
Schools and colleges in the area have been shut down. Internet services have been suspended too.
On October 5, a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel sustained minor injuries after terrorists lobbed a grenade on security forces in Tral area of Pulwama district.