A nocturnal gunfight broke out between militants and counterinsurgent forces in Yamrach village of Yaripora in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Thursday.
Reports said the gunfight broke out after a joint team of army’s 34 RR, Jammu and Kashmir police and CRPF launched a cordon and search operation in Yamrach village of Yaripora.
They said as the joint team of forces approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon them, triggering an encounter.
The firing from both sides was going at the time of filing this report.
More details are awaited.