A Gunfight broke out between militants and government forces in Rajpora area of Awantipora.
Reports reaching GNS that a joint team of Police, Army and CRPF launched a cordon and search operation in the said area.
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 security forces.(GNS)