Gunfight on in Kashmir
Srinagar, June 19 (IANS) A gunfight started on Sunday between the security forces and the militants in a village in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district, police said.
“Following specific information about the presence of some militants in Ladoo village of Pulwama district near Pampore town, security forces started an operation today (Sunday).
“When a cordon was being laid around the place where militants were reportedly hiding, security forces were fired upon. The security forces retaliated and a gunfight has now started in the area,” a senior police officer told IANS here.
“More reinforcements have been rushed to augment the strength of the security forces engaged in the operation,” the officer added.