Gunfight breaks out in Pampore in south Kashmir's Pulwama

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A gunfight broke out between militants and security forces in Meej area of Pampore in Awantipora area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Thursday evening.

Reports said a joint team of Police, army’s 50RR and CRPF launched a cordon and search operation in Meej Pampore.

As the joint team of forces approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon the forces, triggering off an gunfight.

A senior police officer also confirmed the exchange of firing between militants and security forces, reported news agency GNS.