Jammu : Two security personnel were martyred and a civilian was injured as a fierce gunbattle broke out between militants and security forces in Tangmarg area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Thursday.
Acting on a tip off about presence of militants in Kunzer village, security forces launched a cordon and search operation in the area, a police official said.
He said a gun battle broke out when militants opened firing on the security forces, who retaliated.
Intermittent exchange of firing is going on between the two sides. Three suspected terrorists are believed to be trapped in the area.