Srinagar: A gunfight raged between militants and government forces in Katpora area of South Kashmir’s Shopian district on Tuesday.
Global News Service (GNS) reported that a joint team of Police, army’s 34RR and CRPF launched a cordon-and-search-operation in Katopra.
As the joint team of forces approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon the forces, triggering off an encounter.
Quoting a senior police officer, GNS reported that after intial exchange of firing between militants and security forces, firing has been stopped as Senior officers of police, Army and family members of militants are trying to persuade the hiding militants to surrender. GNS