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Gunfight breaks out in south Kashmir’s Shopian

File Photo: KM/Umar Ganie

Srinagar: A gunfight started out between militants and armed forces in Mulu area of South Kashmir’s Shopian district on Wednesday.

According to the reports, a joint team of Police, Army’s 44 RR and CRPF launched a cordon-and-search-operation in Molu.

 

As the joint team encircled the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon them. The fire was retaliated by the joint team, triggering off an encounter.

A senior police officer confirmed the exchange of fire between the joint team and the militants. As per the sources, two to three militants are believed to be trapped.(GNS)