Gunfight breaks out in north Kashmir's Bandipora

The number trapped militants was not immediately known.
Gunfight breaks out in north Kashmir's Bandipora
Soldiers at gunfight site. [Representational picture]Mubashir Khan/ GK File

Srinagar May 11: A gunfight broke out between militants and security forces in Salinder forest area in north Kashmir's Bandipora district on Wednesday.

"Encounter has started at Salinder forest area of #Bandipora. Police and security forces are on the job. Further details shall follow, " a police spokesman said.

The encounter is believed to have broken out after security forces cordoned the forest area following a tip off about the presence of militants.

The number trapped militants was not immediately known.

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