Srinagar : A gunfight broke out between militants and security forces in Katpora village of Yaripora in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Monday late evening.
Reports said that a joint team of army’s 50RR, CRPF, and SOG cordoned off Katpora area of Yaripora.
While the forces intensified searches towards the suspected spot the hiding militants fired upon security forces triggering a gunfight.
An official said that CASO was launched after having credible input about the presence of some militants in the area.
More details are awaited.