Gunfight rages between forces, militants in Shopian
Srinagar, Apr 08: An Encounter broke out between militants and government forces in main town Jan Mohalla in south Kashmir’s Shopian district on Thursday.
Reports said that a joint team of Police, Army’s 44RR and CRPF launched a cordon and search operation in Main Town Jan Mohalla.
As the joint team of forces encircled the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon the forces, triggering off an gunfight.
A senior police officer also confirmed about exchange of firing between militants and security forces.
As per the sources two to three militants are believed to be trapped inside.(GNS)