Srinagar: Five militants were trapped in Chowgam village of south Kashmir’s Kulgam district, police said on Saturday adding three militants have been killed in an ongoing gunfight.
“Encounter going on in Chowgam Kulgam. Five terrorists are trapped. 3 reported to have been neutralised. Train services between Baramulla -Qazigund suspended,” a police statement said.
Earlier government forces started an operation in Chowgam village of Qazigund area of the district after input about the presence of militants.
The hiding militants opened fire on forces triggering a fierce gunfight which according to police was going on.