An encounter broke out between militants and security forces in Rambagh area of Srinagar in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday.
A joint team of police and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) had launched a cordon and search operation upon getting a specific input about the presence of militantsts in the Rambagh area of Srinagar.
When the cordon and search operation was going on, the militants fired upon the security personnel, triggering a gunfight.
“A joint team of Police and CRPF launched a cordon and search operation on specific information about the presence of militants in the area,” a police officer said.
The exchange of fire between forces and terrorists was reported by locals in the area.
Sources say the police had the information of presence of two to three militants in the area.