Bilal Ahmad

Gunfight breaks out in Sopore village

Gunfight breaks out in Sopore village
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Srinagar: A gunfight broke out in Brath Kalan village of North Kashmir’s Sopore between militants and forces on Wednesday evening.
Reports said that the gunfight broke out after a joint team of army’s 22RR, SOG and CRPF launched a cordon and search operation at Gund Mohalla area of Brath Kalan after having credible input about presence of some militants in the area.
As the joint team of forces approached the suspected house the hiding militants fired upon forces triggering an encounter.
As per reports two to three militants are believed to be trapped.
Meanwhile, mobile internet has been suspended for precautionary measures in Sopore.
Pertinently, forces earlier in the day closed all the entry and exit points of the village and carried out door to door searches.
However, no contact with the suspected militants was established till late evening.

Bilal Ahmad

Bilal Ahmad is a reporter and covers city beat and sports, can be contacted [email protected].

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