Srinagar, May 23: Gunfight raged between government forces and militants in forests of Batipora area of Dadsara Tral in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district.
An official told KNO that on specific inputs about the presence of militants, a joint team of forces including 42 RR launched search operation in the area.
On intensifying search operation towards suspected spot, hiding militants fired upon forces triggered encounter, he said.
As per sources, two to three militants of Zakir Moosa lead group are believed to be trapped
Meanwhile, the mobile internet services have been snapped in Police district Awantipora as precautionary measure.