Gunfight ensues in Jammu

JAMMU — A gunfight ensues between government forces and militants at Sidhra area in Jammu on Wednesday.

Reports said a joint team of government forces including Indian Army, J&K Police and CRPF had launched Cordon-and-Search-Operation (CASO) at Sidhra area in Jammu following the inputs about presence of militants in the area.

They said that as the joint team of forces approached the suspected spot, militants fired upon them which was retaliated, triggering a gunfight

Sources said 2-3 militants are believed to be trapped in the gunfight.

The gunfight was going-on when reports last came in. — (KIMS)