Gunfight Rages, Internet Services Suspended

KULGAM

Gunfight rages between government forces and militants in Kellam area of South Kashmir’s Kulgam district.

Official sources said that on intervening night Cordon and Search Operation by government forces including 9 RR and SOG Kulgam was launched in the area after receiving specific inputs about the presence of militants in the area.

As the search was intensified, the hiding militants fired upon  forces which was retaliated triggered gunfight and exchange of fire is on.

Sources said that 2 to 3 militants are believed to be trapped in the area.Meanwhile in wake of the gunfight authorities have snapped Internet services in Kulgam.