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Gunfight starts in Shopian

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Srinagar: A gunfight has begun between militants and security forces in Kiloora area of South Kashmir’s Shopian district on Friday.

According to the reports , a joint team of Police, Army and CRPF launched a cordon-and-search-operation in Kiloora.

 

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)