South Kashmir: Gunfight rages in Shopian

Umer Rashid

Srinagar: Encounter broke out between militants and government forces im Draach area of Keegam in South Kashmir’s Shopian district on Tuesday.

Reports reaching GNS that a joint team of Police and army launched a cordon and search operation in Keegam.

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 also confirmed to GNS about exchange of firing between militants and security forces.(GNS)

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