Mir Aasif

Shopian,05-Oct: Another gunfight rages between Militants and Security forces in Moolu area of South Kashmir’s Shopian district.

Official said that a joint team of Police and army launched a cordon and search operation in Moolu area.

As the joint team of forces approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon the forces, triggering off an encounter.

A senior police officer also confirmed about exchange of firing between militants and security forces.

Police also confirmed the operation through a tweet, police wrote “Second #encounter has started in Moolu area of #Shopian. Police and security forces are on the job. Further details shall follow.

Pertinently this is the 2nd gunfight within 12 hours in Shopian district.

Another encounter which was started earlier is still in progress.