Srinagar : Gunfight broke out between militants and forces after the latter launched a cordon-and-search-operation in Chattabal area of Srinagar City on Saturday.
During a CASO at Chattabal,some exchange of fire was reported. Area [is] under cordon. Details shall follow@JmuKmrPolice,” police said on Twitter.
Meanwhile, SSP Srinagar Imtiaz Ismail Parray said a joint team of the state police and the CRPF laid a cordon at Gasi Mohalla area of Chattabal following inputs about the presence of some militants.
Parray, according to GNS news agency, said that an intermittent exchange of fire is going on.
Quoting sources, it said that two militants have been surrounded by the forces.