A gunfight broke out between terrorists and the government forces near the Line of Control (LoC) in Tanghdar area of frontier district of Kupwara in north Kashmir on Saturday.
The army’s 6 Gadhwal and a group of terrorists had a stand-off in the dense woods of Balthedyan along the LoC adjacent to Tony Post today morning.
Quoting an army officer, it said that the troops today morning launched a cordon-and-search operation in the area following specific inputs about the presence of militants.
As the forces intensified the searches, a group of terrorists opened fire on them, triggering off a gunfight. “Additional reinforcements have been rushed to the site,” said the officer.
SSP Kupwara Ambarkar Shriram Dinkar said an exchange of fire took place in Balthadiyan area near Tony post.