Gunfight erupts in J&K

Srinagar, Feb 16: A gunfight started between militants and the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district on Friday.

Police said security forces cordoned off Palhalan area for searches following reports about a group of militants hiding there.

"When the cordon was tightened, the hiding militants fired at the security personnel triggering the encounter, which is still going on," a police officer said.