Baramulla,May 04 :
An encounter broke out between militants and security forces in Wanigam Payeen area of Kreeri in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district during wee hours on Thursday, an official said here.
Police told news agency that a gunfight broke out in Wanigam Payeen area of Kreeri after forces launched a cordon and search operation there.
“As the joint team of forces approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon them, triggering an encounter,” police said.
The operation was going on when filling this report.This is the second gunfight in last 24 hours in Kashmir. Earlier, two militants were killed in North Kashmir’s Kupwara district.