Srinagar: The Deputy Commissioner Kupwara Thursday directed to suspend the class work in the Government Degree College (GDC) Kupwara for the day.
The direction comes in the wake of the gunfight in Halmatpora area of the district.
Five forces personnel and five militants have been killed in the gunfight so far, police said.
Meanwhile, the search operation resumed in Halmatpora forests of Kupwara, early today during which Para troopers, air forces personnel and SOG men were put into the service.
The gunfight started in the area on Tuesday.
Halmatpora is the last village located before the Line of Control (LoC).