Srinagar : A gun battle erupted between militants and security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kulgam district, police said on Wednesday.
The gunfight erupted a day ahead of the start of Amarnath Yatra from Kashmir.
Police said the encounter started at Nawapora, Mir Bazar in Kulgam during an anti-militancy operation which was launched by joint forces following an input about militant presence.
Police and security forces are on the job, a police spokesman said.
This is the second gunfight in Kulgam district in last three days. On June 27, two Lashkar-e-Taiba militants were killed in Kulgam at Nowpora-Kherpora, Trubji village