Srinagar: A gunfight broke out between militants and security forces in Dana Behak area of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Saturday.
“Encounter has started in the forest area of Dana Behak, Warnow area of Kupwara. Police and Army are on the job. Further details shall follow,” tweeted Kashmir Police.
— Kashmir Zone Police (@KashmirPolice) September 5, 2020
According to the Police, a joint team of government forces launched a search operation in Dana Behak area of the district.
As the joint team encircled the suspected area, the hiding militants fired upon them. The fire was retaliated by the joint team, triggering off an encounter.