02 Apr 2015 | 12:37 PM
SRINAGAR:Two security personnel were killed and a Army man and a civilian injured in an ongoing gunfight that erupted between militants and security forces at Hardespora village in north Kashmir's Baramulla district today morning.[ + read story ]
Tribune News Service
Srinagar, April 2
Two security personnel were killed and a Army man and a civilian injured in an ongoing gunfight that erupted between militants and security forces at Hardespora village in north Kashmir's Baramulla district today morning.
Acting on a tip off about the presence of militants in Kunzer village, security forces launched a cordon and search operation in the area.
The gun battle broke out when militants opened firing on the security forces, who in response retaliated.
Police said: "One policeman was killed in the encounter while an Army jawan who was injured also succumbed to his injuries at a hospital."
The target house has been cordoned off and a fierce exchange of firing is going on with the holed up militants who are believed to be at least two in number. (With PTI inputs)
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