Srinagar: A gunfight between government forces and militants erupted in Gujarpati Zurhama area of Kupwara, reports said.
According to the reports, the government troops cordoned the forest area of Zurhama following the inputs about the presence of militants in the area. They said that as soon as they reached near a hideout, militants fired upon the forces trigging an encounter.
Reports said that the deployment of forces is being strengthened in the area.
More details are awaited.