SRINAGAR: A gunfight broke out between militants and government forces in Mouchwa area of central Kashmir’s Budgam district on Tuesday.
Reports said that a joint team of Army, CRPF and Police launched a cordon and search operation in Mouchwa after having credible inputs about the presence of some militants in the area.
#Encounter has started at #Aribagh #Machama area of #Budgam. Police and security forces are on the job. Further details shall follow. @JmuKmrPolice
— Kashmir Zone Police (@KashmirPolice) October 27, 2020
As the joint team of forces approached the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon forces triggering an encounter.
When last reports came intermittent firing was going on.