Srinagar: A gunfight broke out between militants and government forces in Reben area of south Kashmir’s Shopian district on Sunday.
A local news agency, Global News Service, reported a joint team of the police, the army’s 1 Rashtriya Rifle and Central Reserve Police Force launched a cordon-and-search-operation in Reben.
As the joint team approached the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon them. The fire was retaliated by the joint team, triggering off a gunfight.
A senior police officer also confirmed the exchange of fire between the joint team and the militants to GNS. As per the sources, two to three militants are believed to be trapped. (GNS)