Security forces battle guerrillas in Kashmir (Second Lead)

August 29th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS  

Srinagar, Aug 29 (IANS) Security forces and separatist guerrillas Wednesday fought a pitched gun battle in a village in Jammu and Kashmir, police said.

The Rashtriya Rifles and Jammu and Kashmir Police surrounded a house in Lamer village in Kulgam district following information about the presence of militants, a police officer told IANS.

The battle raged for several hours. The village is located about 80 km from here.

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