Operation to flush out militants underway in Babagund area

SRINAGAR: The operation to flush out militants from the Babagund area of Kupwara district continued for the second day on Saturday, police said.

The encounter began on Friday morning when security forces launched a search operation in the area in north Kashmir, following information about presence of militants there.

“The operation at Babagund is on,” a police official said. He said security forces have cordoned off the area to stop militants from escaping. (AGENCIES)