SRINAGAR: A gunfight broke out between militants and counterinsurgent forces in Gasu near Shalimar area of central Kashmir’s Srinagar district on Monday.
Reports said that a joint team of CRPF and Police launched a cordon and search operation in Gasu area near Shalimar after having credible inputs about the presence of some militants in the area.
This is the second gunfight in the Srinagar today.
As the joint team of Army, Police and CRPF approached the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon forces triggering an encounter.
When last reports came intermittent firing was going on.