Gunfight ensues in Pulwama village of southern Kashmir

Srinagar: Gunfight between militants and government forces ensued on Saturday evening after forces launched a Cordon and Search Operation in Pathan village of southern Kashmir’s Pulwama district.

Reports said that a cordon-and-search operation was launched by a joint team of army, CRPF and Police in Pathan village following inputs about the presence of militants in the village.

During CASO the militants fired on the government forces triggering a gunfight.  “As soon as joint team of forces approached towards the suspected spot the hiding militants fired upon government forces.”

More details are awaited.

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