Gunfight breaks out in Shopian village in south Kashmir
Srinagar, Nov 10: A gunfight raged between militants and government forces in Katpora area of south Kashmir’s Shopian district on Tuesday morning.
Reports said that a joint team of Police, army’s 34RR and CRPF launched a cordon and search operation in Katopra.
As the joint team of forces approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon the forces, triggering off a gunfight.
A senior Police officer said that after initial exchange of firing between militants and security forces, firing has stopped as Senior officers of police, Army and family members of militants are trying to persuade the hiding militants to surrender.(GNS)