Srinagar: Militants fired at a vehicle of the government forces near the Indian Air Force station in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district, followed by a brief exchange of fire on Tuesday, police said.
“There was a brief exchange of fire near Malangpora Air Force station after security forces retaliated,” police said, adding that the area had since been cordoned off for searches.
“Two to three militants fired and lobbed grenade at the air force water pump house, Malangpora located outside AF station, Awantipora at around 1730 hours today, the fire was effectively retaliated by alert santries. The militants fled. There is no loss of life, property. Search operations are under way,” Army said.