Srinagar: A military operation was started by armed forces against militants in Pombai area of South Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Wednesday, police said.
Earlier, a joint team of Police, Army and CRPF launched a cordon and search operation in Pombai.
“As the joint team of forces approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon the forces, triggering off a gunfight,” and official said.
A senior police officer also confirmed to GNS about exchange of fire between militants and armed forces.
As per the source two to three militants are believed to be trapped. (GNS)