Srinagar: An encounter started between militants and government forces at Palhallan village of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Friday morning.
Reports said that a heavy contingent of army and SOG cordoned off the area today wee hours today.
A senior police officer said that a joint team of army’s 29 RR, SOG and 53 bn CRPF launched a cordon-and-search operation at Palhallan village following inputs about the presence of militants.
As the joint team of forces approached the suspected spot, the hiding militants opened fire, triggering off a gunfight.
When reports last came in the gunfight was going on.