Srinagar: Heavy exchange of gunfire has been reported between government forces and militants in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district Wednesday morning.
As per defence sources input about a location of hiding militants was received after which a search operation was launched in the area.
The search operation was started in Hyhama area of the district during which the hiding militants fired at the forces injuring a police constable initially, they said.
The area has been sealed and all exit routes have been closed.
Details to follow