Srinagar- A gunfight broke out between militants and state forces in Meej Pampore area of Awantipora in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Thursday, police said.
State forces launched a cordon and search operation in Meej Pampore area of Awantipora after receiving specific information about the presence of militants in the area, a police official said.
He said a gunfight broke out after the militants opened fire at the forces search party.
The exchange of fire was going on till last reports, the official said.
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