Gunfight erupts in J&K

Gunfight erupts in J&K

Srinagar: A gunfight erupted on Saturday between the security forces and holed-up militants in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district, officials said.

Police said security forces started a cordon and search operation in Aripal village in Tral area after receiving information about the presence of militants there.

“The militants, who were hiding, fired at the surrounding security forces, triggering an encounter which is underway,” police said.