02/04/2015 10:58 AM IST | Updated 15/07/2016 8:25 AM IST

Baramulla: Fierce Gun-Battle Breaks Out Between Militants And Security Forces In North Kashmir

Indian army soldiers take position on a truck during an attack by suspected Kashmiri rebels near an army camp in Samba, about 48 kilometers south of Jammu, India, Saturday, March 21, 2015. Indian soldiers killed two suspected Kashmiri rebels Saturday after they tried to sneak into the army's main infantry headquarters in the Indian portion of the disputed Himalayan territory, police said. (AP Photo/Channi Anand)

SRINAGAR — A gunbattle broke out between militants and security forces in Tangmarg area of north Kashmir's Baramulla district today.

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.

No casualties have been reported in the incident so far, the official said, adding intermittent exchange of firing was going on between the two sides.

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