Gunfight Breaks Out in North Kashmir


SRINAGAR: A gunfight broke out between militants and security forces in the Hathlanga area of Uri in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Saturday, police said.

Taking to social media handle X, Kashmir Zone Police, “#Encounter has started between #terrorists and Army & Baramulla Police in forward area of #Uri, Hathlanga in #Baramulla district. Further details shall follow:”

GNS reported that a joint team of Police and the army launched a cordon and search operation in Hathlanga area.

As the joint team of forces approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon the forces, triggering off a gunfight.

A senior police officer also confirmed about exchange of firing between militants and security forces.


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