Gunfight broke out between militants and the forces after the militants attacked an army patrol in Bounigam area of Qazigund in southern Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Monday.
A local news agency reported that militants after carrying out the attack on army patrol at Bounigam that left a soldier injured took shelter inside a building.
They said that the forces cordoned off the area immediately after the attack.
The exchange of fire began after the forces approached the building where militants were hiding, they said.
More details awaited.