Srinagar : Militants who were said to be trapped in a residential house have changed their position to nearby mountains while gunfight is going in Darganaie Gund village of Tral in south Kashmir.

According to Sources, the residential house where militants were hiding caught fire during gunfight.

” The holed up militants changed their position and are now firing from the nearby mountains” they added.

However earlier, A militant was said to be killed and a policeman wounded in an ongoing gunfight in Tral area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district which started on Friday.

A police source said that a militant was killed in the ongoing gunfight in Darganaie Gund village of Tral. However, there was no immediate official confirmation.

A top police official said that a policeman suffered a splinter injury during the gunfight which broke out after a joint search was launched in the village by Jammu & Kashmir police, army’s 42 Rashtriya Rifles (RR) and 180 BN Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF).

Authorities have suspended the Internet service in police district Awantipora which includes Tral, Awantipora and Pampore areas.