M. S. Nazki, Ph.D.
On Sunday in Jammu division, a gunfight broke out between militants and security forces in the upper reaches of Barote Village in Rajouri district.
According to GNS, a joint police-army team conducted a cordon and search operation in the area after receiving specific information about the presence of several militants.
As the unified team of forces approached the suspected location, the concealed terrorists opened fire on them, sparking a battle.
A top police officer also confirmed to GNS that militants and security personnel exchanged fire.
As this storey was being written, a gunfight was taking place.