After attack on BJP worker gunfight rages in Srinagar’s Balhama area
A gunfight broke out between suspected militants and government forces at Balhama area of Khunmoh, some 18 kms from Srinagar city, following the attack on a BJP worker in which a policeman was injured earlier today.
Reports said that the forces launched a cordon and search operation in the area following the attack which left a policeman injured.
A police spokesman said that contact was established with the militants who carried out the attack on security officers of the BJP leader Anwar Khan.
The exchange of fire began after the forces approached the building where militants are said to be hiding, he said.