TRAL: A gun fight is underway between militants and government forces in South Kashmir’s Pulwama village.

Reports said that government forces cordoned off Aripal area of Tral town in district after receiving inputs about the presence of militants in the area.

“As the operation was launched, militants opened fire on Forces leading to a gunfight,” said an official adding that Indian Army and SOG are on job.

Latest reports said that intermittent firing is going on between militants and Forces.

The official said that it will be premature to say how many militants are present in the area, however local sources said that at least two rebels are trapped in the village(CNS)