Gunbattle on in Pulwama

Gunbattle on in Pulwama

Gunbattle on in Pulwama

Army personnel at the scene of a gunbattle where two militants of Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) outfit holed up inside a house in Chadoosa, 60 kms North of Srinagar, on Wednesday. Both the militants were killed in the day-long encounter. PTI

A gunbattle broke out between militants and security forces in Pulwama district of South Kashmir this morning.

Acting on specific information that two militants were hiding in a house in Shankerpora, 40 kms from here, police assisted by security forces cordoned the village late last night, Senior Superintendent of Police, Pulwama, Kifayat Hyder said.

He said as the joint search party launched combing operation, the militants opened indiscriminate fire around 8.45 am this morning prompting security forces to return the fire.
The exchange of fire between the two sides is going on, he said.

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