Gunfight breaks out in Kulgam

Gunfight breaks out in Kulgam


Umar Rashid

Srinagar, May 25:Gunfight broke out between militants and security forces in Khur Hanjipora area of South Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Monday.

Reports reaching GNS said that a joint team of Police, army’s 34 RR and CRPF launched cordon search operation in Hanjipora.

As the joint team of forces approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon them, triggering an encounter.

A senior police officer also confirmed to GNS about the exchange of firing between forces and militants. As per the sources two to three militants believed to be trapped.

When this report was being filed intermittent firing was going on.