Gunfight breaks out between security forces, militants in Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla

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Srinagar | Published: August 3, 2018 9:21:55 AM

An encounter broke out between security forces and militants at Sopore township in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district today, police said.

Jammu and Kashmir, Baramulla, security forces, militants in J&K, Gunfight, indiaThe gunfight was going on when the last reports came in, the police official said. (Representative image: PTI)

An encounter broke out between security forces and militants at Sopore township in Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla district today, police said. Acting on specific information about presence of militants in Watergam area of Sopore, security forces launched a cordon and search operation there, a police official said. He said as the forces were conducting the searches, the militants fired upon them and the security personnel retaliated. The gunfight was going on when the last reports came in, the police official said.

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