Brief exchange of firing in Pulwama village

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Government forces during a search operation in Kashmir
Government forces during a search operation in Kashmir (Photo Credit: Reshi Irshad)

SRINAGAR — A brief exchange of firing took place between militants and security forces in Parigam area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Sunday.

A senior police officer said that a brief exchange of firing took place between government forces and militants in some orchards of Parigam village. However, the searches are still underway in the area.

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Earlier, according to the reports reaching here, a joint team of Police, Army’s 50 RR and CRPF launched a cordon-and-search-operation in the village.

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As the joint team encircled the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon them. The fire was retaliated by the joint team, triggering off a brief exchange of fire.

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