SRINAGAR — A gunfight broke out between militants and government forces in Srinagar in the wee hours on Friday.
An official said that a joint team of police and army launched a cordon-and-search-operation (CASO) on specific information about the presence of militants at Alamdar Colony in Danmar Syedpora area of Eidgah Srinagar.
He said that as the joint team of forces approached the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon them, which was retaliated, triggering an encounter.
A senior police officer also confirmed the exchange of fire between forces and militants.
He said that two militants are believed to be trapped.