SRINAGAR: A gunfight broke out between militants and the counter-insurgent forces in Chadoora area of central Kashmir’s Budgam district on Friday.
Reports said the gunfight broke out after a joint team of army, Jammu and Kashmir police and CRPF launched a cordon and search operation in Chadoora.
They said the hiding militants, opened fire on the forces when they were challenged, triggering a heavy exchange of fire.
A senior Police officer told news agency GNS that a encounter is underway in Chadoora between militants and force.
More details are awaited.