Gunfight erupts in Gurez forests in North Kashmir

Gunfight erupts in Gurez forests in North Kashmir

SRINAGAR: An encounter erupted between troops and infiltrators in forest area of Gurez sector in North Kashmir's Bandipora district Wednesday evening, official sources said .


"Army had launched a massive search operation yesterday evening at Dhurmut forest area at Kundalwan in Gurez after noticing suspicious movement when they were on routine patrol of the forests," the official sources said.


The group of Army men came in contact with a group of infiltrators who had sneaked into this side of the LOC last week. The patrolling party, however , engaged the infiltrators in the gunfight on Thursday morning.