Militants, Security Forces Exchange Fire In Baramulla

20 April 2009
The Hindu

Srinagar: An encounter broke out between militants and security forces in Baramulla district this morning, a defence spokesman said. Acting on specific information about the presence of militants, security forces cordoned Pattan, 30 km from here this morning to flush out the ultras, the spokesman said. The militants hiding there opened fired on the search party. The security forces returned the fire and the exchange of fire was going on between the two sides.