Budgam: A Militant has been captured alive in a brief gunfight in the Chadoora area of Central Kashmir’s Budgam District on Friday.
IGP Kashmir, Vijay Kumar, told media that the militant was caught alive along with an AK-47 rifle there. “He was an associate of the SPO who fled from the SOG Camp Chadoora with two AK47 rifles, before 3 days,” IGP Added.
Earlier, a joint team of Army’s 55 RR and CRPF launched a cordon and search operation Chadoora after receiving inputs about the presence of militants in the area. When the security forces spotted the area, the militants hiding in the area fired upon them, triggering an encounter.