Army and militants exchange fire in South Kashmir’s Pulwama village

PULWAMA: A gun fight between militants and government forces started after militants attacked an Army patrolling party in South Kashmir’s Pulwama village.

Reports said that government forces cordoned off Renzipora village of the district after militants carried out an attack on a patrolling party of 55 Rashtriya rifles of Indian Army.

“As the operation was launched, militants opened fire on Forces leading to a gunfight,” said an official adding that Rashtriya Rifles of Indian Army and SOG are on job.

Latest reports said that intermittent firing is going on between militants and Forces.

Reports added that after a brief shootout, militants managed to escape from the area. The search operation was underway till the filing of this report.