Gunfight rages in Srinagar outskirts
Srinagar, Dec 29: An encounter broke out between militants and government forces in Hokarsar area of Srinagar district on Tuesday evening.
Reports said that a joint team of Police, army’s 02 RR and CRPF launched a cordon and search operation in Hokarsar area long the Srinagar-Baramulla highway.
As the joint team of forces approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon the forces, triggering off an gunfight.
A senior police officer also confirmed about the exchange of fire between militants and security forces.(GNS)