Gunfight rages in Handwara
A gunfight erupted between militants and forces in Handwara area of Kupwara district in northern part of Kashmir.
Special Operations Group (SOG) Handwara and Army’s 6 RR cordoned off Hingnikoot Ramhal area of Handwara after “specific input” about the presence of militants, sources said.
They said that militants hiding in the area opened fire on a search party, triggering a gunfight.
Two to three militants are believed to be trapped inside the cordon.
More details are awaited.