Srinagar: A gunfight rages between militants and government forces in Salooa village of Kreeri belt in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Saturday morning.
“Encounter has started at Check-i-Saloosa area of Kreeri Baramulla. Police and security forces are on the job. Further details shall follow,” tweeted Kashmir Police.
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Official sources said that a team of government forces including Army’s RR, SOG and CRPF, and Police cordoned off the Saloosa village.
As the forces intensified the searches, the hiding militants in the area opened fire, leading to a gun fight which was going on when last reports came in.