Srinagar: A gunfight broke out between militants and government forces in Wagoora area of Nowgam on the outskirts of Central Kashmir’s Srinagar district on Wednesday.
A joint team of Jammu and Kashmir Police and CRPF launched a cordon and search operation in Wagoora following specific inputs about presence of militants.
As the joint team of forces encircled the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon the forces, triggering off a gunfight.
A senior police officer confirmed about exchange of firing between militants and security forces.
Two militants are believed to be trapped inside, sources said.
(With inputs from GNS)