Srinagar: A gunfight broke out between government forces and militants in Khanmoh area of Srinagar city. The cordon-and-search-operation (CASO) was launched in the area following a militant attack on BJP leader that left one policeman injured.
According to reports, the militants after carrying out an attack on BJP leader Mohammad Anwar Khan leaving his PSO Bilal Ahmad injured fled away and took shelter inside the village.
When the joint team of government forces started searches in the village, the militants opened fire upon forces triggering off an encounter.
The intermittent firing was going on when reports last came in.
(Inputs Kashmir Observer)