Gunfight rages in Baramulla outskirts

Gunfight rages in Baramulla outskirts

Srinagar, Jan 23: An encounter started between militants and government forces at Binner village of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Wednesday.

Reports reaching news agency GNS said that a heavy contingent of army and SOG cordoned off the area this afternoon and launched searches as the joint team of forces approached the suspected spot, the hiding militants opened fire which was retaliated triggering a gunfight.

SSP Baramulla Imtiyaz Hussain also confirmed that the exchange of firing between militants and joint team of police and security forces in the area. (GNS)