South Kashmir: Gunfight rages in Pampore

Srinagar: Encounter broke out between militants and government forces in Meej area of Pampore in South Kashmir’s Awantipora on thrusday evening.

Reports reaching that 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 towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon the forces, triggering off an gunfight.

A senior police officer also confirmed to GNS about exchange of firing between militants and security forces.(GNS)