New Delhi, August 8, Aasif Suhaf: There is a heavy exchange of fire between militants and forces at forest area of Vijitop Rafiabad in Baramulla, North Kashmir. Four to five militants are believed to be hiding in the area. One army commando is injured and has been rushed to army base hospital, sources told News24.
The gunfight started on Wednesday between the army and the militants .
Following specific information about militants, the army started a cordon and search operation. The hiding militants fired at the condoling forces triggering the encounter, a police source said.
The encounter is going on, the source said, adding that these militants could have infiltrated into the hinterland from across the Line of Control (LoC).