Srinagar, May 17: A gunfight erupted between terrorists and security forces at Khanmoh area on the outskirts of Srinagar on Monday, officials said.
The firefight took place after a joint team of the police and the army cordoned off the area and launched a search operation on the basis of specific information about the presence of terrorists.
As the security forces zeroed in on the spot where the terrorists were hiding, they came under a heavy volume of fire that triggered the encounter. "Encounter has started in the Khanmoh area of Srinagar. Police and security forces are on the job," the police said. (IANS)