Gunfight underway in Rajouri village

Gunfight is underway between militants and government forces in higher reaches of Barote Village of Rajouri district on Sunday in Jammu division.

Reports reaching GNS that a joint team of Police and Army launched a cordon and search operation in the area after having a specific input about presence of some militants.

As the joint team of forces approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon the forces, triggering off a gunfight.

A senior police officer also confirmed to GNS about exchange of firing between militants and forces.

Gunfight was underway as this report was being filed

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