Sopore, August 12 : Suspected militants fired upon a forces party at Hygam area of Sopore in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Wednesday.

An official told militants fired some rounds of fire on joint Naka party of CRPF and Police at Hygam near Time Pass Hotel and managed to escape from the spot, the official added.

SSP Sopore Javeed Iqbal told Kashmir Despatch that police is verifying the incident. He said whole area has been cordoned off to nab the attackers.