Kulgam, Aug 09: A gunfight is underway between militants and security forces in Sighanpor area of south Kashmir’s Kulgam district.

Officials told that a joint team of Police, army’s 34 RR and CRPF launched a cordon and search operation in Sighanpora on yesterday.

As the joint team of forces approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon them, triggering an encounter.

A senior police officer also confirmed the exchange of fire between forces and militants. As per the sources, two to three militants are believed to be trapped—(KNO)