Srinagar, August 17: Massive searches have been launched by army in forest area of Gurez sector after exchanging fire with militants, official sources said.
Official sources told news agency GNS that Army yesterday had launched a massive search operation at Dhurmut forest area at Kundalwan in Gurez after noticing suspicious movement.
Sources said that during the searches, Army intercepted a group of militants who had sneaked into side last week and the contact was established during wee hours and again in the afternoon after which firefights ensued.
Sources said that the gunfight continued for brief period on both occasions but no one was injured or dead from any side. As per sources, the militants while taking advantage of dense forests managed to dodge army but a massive search operation has been launched with the help of additional reinforcement of army to track down militants in the area. (GNS)