Srinagar: A military operation by the armed forces personnel was started against militants in the Chanpora area of Srinagar, police said on Thursday.
“Police and security forces are on the job. Further details shall follow,” Kashmir Zone Police said in a tweet.
Official sources told news agency GNS that a joint team of Police and CRPF launched a cordon and search operation in the area.
“As the joint team advanced towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon the party leading to a gunfight.”