Srinagar:Militants and the government forces on Sunday exchanged fire in frontier district of Kupwara in north Kashmir, police said.
“Exchange of fire between SFs (security forces) and militants in forest areas of #Handwara. Details will follow,” police said on Twitter.
Reports said that a gunfight broke out after a search party of the forces was attacked by militants in a forest area in Khanpora Magam.
Further details are awaited.