Srinagar, October 10: Nocturnal gunfight breaks out between militants and government forces in Chingam area of South Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Saturday.
According to the reports reaching GNS, a joint team of Police and Army’s 01RR launched a cordon-and-search-operation in Chingam .
As the joint team encircled the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon them. The fire was retaliated by the joint team, triggering off an encounter.
A senior police officer confirmed to GNS the exchange of fire between the joint team and the militants. As per the sources, two to three militants are believed to be trapped.