gunfight broke out between militants and government forces in Methan area of central Kashmir’s Srinagar district on Saturday early morning.
“Second Encounter has started at Methan area of Srinagar. Police & CRPF are on the job. Further details shall follow,” tweeted Kashmir Police.
— Kashmir Zone Police (@KashmirPolice) October 8, 2021
Reports said that a joint team of security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Methan later triggering a gunfight.
A senior police officer also confirmed about exchange of firing between militants and government forces.