Srinagar, July 02: Gunfight breaks out between militants and forces in Malbagh area of Central Kashmir’s Srinagar district on Thrusday evening.

A joint team of Police and CRPF launched a cordon-and-search-operation in Malbagh.

As the joint team approached the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon them. The fire was retaliated by the joint team, triggering off an encounter.

A senior Police officer also confirmed about the exchange of firing between militants and forces in Malbagh area.(GNS)