Fresh gunfight broke out between militants and government forces at Tujjar area of Sopore in North Kashmir’s Baramulla district today.
Reports said that a brief lull, fresh firing resumed as government forces intensified the search operation in Tujar area of Sopore.
A police official told Rising Kashmir that after locals residents were evacuated from the village, fresh contact was established between militants and government forces, triggering a fierce gun battle.
He said that the firing is going on from both sides.
Earlier, in a joint operation by army's 22 RR, SOG and CRPF launched a cordon and search operation in Tujjar area of Sopore following credible inputs about presence of militants in the area.