Srinagar: Gunfight broke out between militants and government forces in Malbagh area of Srinagar on Thrusday evening.
A joint team of Police and CRPF launched a cordon-and-search-operation in Malbagh.
As the joint team approached the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon them. The fire was retaliated by the joint team, triggering off an encounter.
A senior Police officer also confirmed to GNS about the exchange of firing between militants and forces in Malbagh area.