Baramulla: A gunfight between government forces and militants broke out along the Line of Control (LoC) in Kupwara district of north Kashmir on Wednesday.
Sources said that army posted along the LoC in Jumgund area in dense forests found a suspicious movement in the afternoon and launched an operation. The militants believed to be 5-6 in number fired on forces resulting in a brief exchange of fire.
A source said the reinforcement was rushed to the area and all the entry and exit points were sealed.
Senior superintendent of police (SSP) Kupwara A S Dinkar said that search operation is underway in the area.