Srinagar, August 07: A Pre-dawn gunfight has started between militants and government forces in Manchowa area of Central Kashmir’s Budgam district on Saturday.
Reports reaching GNS that a joint team of Police, army and CRPF launched a cordon and search operation in Monchuwa.
As the joint team of forces encircled the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon the forces, triggering off an gunfight.
A senior police officer also confirmed to GNS about exchange of firing between militants and security forces.
Meanwhile intermittent exchange of fire was going on till this report was being filed.