Encounter breaks out in Srinagar outskirts

Srinagar, June 16: A Gunfight has started between militants and government forces in Wagoora area of Nowgam in outskirts of Central Kashmir’s Srinagar district on Wednesday.

Reports said that a joint team of Police and CRPF launched a cordon and search operation in Wagoora.

As the joint team of forces encircled the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon the forces, triggering off an gunfight.

A senior police officer also confirmed exchange of firing between militants and security forces.

As per the sources two militants are believed to be trapped inside. gns

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