SRINAGAR — A fierce gunfight broke out between militants and government forces in Chandaji area in North Kashmir’s Bandipora district on Tuesday.
Reports said that a joint team of police and and army launched a cordon-and-search-operation (CASO) in Chandanji.
As the joint team of forces approached the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon the forces, triggering off a gunfight.
A senior police officer also confirmed the exchange of fire between militants and forces.
As per sources, two to three militants are believed to be trapped.
Pertinently, three LeT militants were killed last month in the same district Bandipora.