Security forces on Tuesday evening cordoned off Malangpora area in Awantipora of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district.
Reports reaching said that suspected militants opened fire on air force station in Malangpora area.
Sources said that militants fired few gunshots at the DSC vehicle near air force station Malangpora Pulwama. The guards retaliated by firing several shots, leading to a brief exchange of fire.
A police officer when contacted said that the joint team of army and police cordoned off area following some gunshots.
Soon after the incident, the forces personnel comprising Jammu and Kashmir police, army’s Rashtriya Rifles and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) cordoned off the whole area to nab the attackers, they said.