Gunfight ensues in Kashmir capital’s outskirts

Gunfight ensues in Kashmir capital’s outskirts
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Srinagar: Gunfight ensued between government forces and militants in Mujgund area on the outskirts of Kashmir’s capital city Srinagar late Saturday afternoon.

Sources said that a joint team of Jammu and Kashmir’s Special Operations Group, Centrak reserve Police Forces launched a cordon and search operation in the area following inputs about the presence of militants in the area.

As the cordon was going on and the house where militants were suspected to be hiding was zeroed in, the militants fired at government forces triggering a gunfight.

Sources said that two to three militants are believed to be trapped.

More details are awaited.