Srinagar, December 29:Encounter broke out between militants and government forces in Hokarsar area of Central Kashmir’s Srinagar district district on Tuesday evening.
Reports reaching that a joint team of Police, army’s 02 RR and CRPF launched a cordon and search operation in Hokarsar .
— Kashmir Zone Police (@KashmirPolice) December 29, 2020
As the joint team of forces approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon the forces, triggering off an gunfight.
A senior police officer also confirmed about exchange of firing between militants and security forces.(GNS)