Srinagar: A gunfight broke out between militants and government forces in Batamaloo area of Central Kashmir’s Srinagar district on Thursday.
Quoting unnamed official sources, Kashmir News Observer reported that a joint team of Police and CRPF launched a cordon-and-search-operation in Batamaloo last night.
As the joint team of forces approached the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon them, triggering an encounter.
A senior police officer also confirmed the exchange of fire between forces and militants. As per sources, two to three militants are believed to be trapped. KNO