Gunfight rages in Kashmir’s Kulgam

An encounter between militants and government forces has raged at Qaimoh area of Kulgam district in south Kashmir.

Sources told Kashmir Dispatch that government forces acting on a specific information launched a cordon and search operation in Qaimoh Cheddar area.

As the searches were underway, a group of militants fired upon on government forces from a residential house. The forces also retaliated to the fire.

The firefight between them two sides is underway, sources said, adding that 3-4 militants including a top commander of Lashkar-e-Taiba are believed to be trapped in a residential house.