SRINAGAR: A gunfight broke out between militants and counter insurgent forces in Pariswani village in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Thursday early morning.
Reports said that a joint team of Army, CRPF and Police launched a cordon and search operation in Parriswani village in Baramulla after having credible inputs about the presence of some militants in the area.
#Encounter has started at Pariswani area of #Baramulla. #BudgamPolice and Army on job. Further details shall follow.@JmuKmrPolice
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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.