Srinagar: A gunfight broke out between militants and government forces in Meej area of Pampore in south Kashmir’s Awantipora on Thursday evening.
Reports said a joint team of Police, Army’s 50RR and CRPF launched a cordon-and-search-operation in Meej Pampore.
As the joint team of forces approached the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon the forces, triggering off the gunfight.
A senior police officer also confirmed the exchange of firing between militants and security forces. GNS