PULWAMA: Gunfight broke out between militants and government forces at Chakoora area of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district.
Reports said that government forces cordoned off Chakoora village after receiving inputs about the presence of militants.
Reports added that militants opened fire on search party shortly after they launched an operation.
An official said that two to three militants are believed to be present in the area.
Shortly after exchange of fire, local youth took to roads and pelted stones on Forces. Clashes between Forces and local youth were going on when the reports last came in.
Updated: Latest reports said that a militant has been killed whose identity is being ascertained.