Jahangeer Ganaie

Kulgam, May 14 (KNO) : A nocturnal gunfight has started between Government forces and militants in Yarmrach village of Yaripora belt in South kashmir’s Kulgam district.

An official told news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), that on specific inputs about the presence of militants cordon and search operation was launched in the area by joint team of forces including 34 RR, CRPF and Kulgam Police.

As forces zeroed in towards suspected spot, hiding militants fired upon forces which was retaliated, triggering an encounter, he said

Two to three militants are believed to be trapped and operation was under way when this report was filled—(KNO)

Further details awaited

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