In Jammu and Kashmir, a gunfight has raged between militants and a joint team of security forces in Wadoora Payeen village in Sopore area of North Kashmir’s Baramulla district this evening.
Security sources said that the contingents of Army, CRPF and Police launched cordon and search operation on the basis of a tip-off about the presence of militants during morning hours in the village.
They said the contact with hiding militants was established in the evening time triggering the encounter. The firefight was going till last reports came in.
The officials said two militants are believed to be trapped while mobile internet services have been suspended in Sopore and adjoining areas. Further details are awaited.