Srinagar: An exchange of fire between militants and government forces took place at Laam forest area of Tral in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Tuesday morning.
Official sources told news agency GNS that a joint team of army’s 42 RR, SOG and CRPF cordoned the forest of Goitango in Laam in Tral.
As the joint team intensified the combing operation, the militants hiding opened the fire on forces.
Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of Police south Kashmir Range told GNS that the contact was established initially.
“Yes the contact has been established and the search operation is going on,” DIG said.