SHOPIAN — A gunfight broke out between militants and government forces in Jan Mohalla main town in South Kashmir’s Shopian district on Thursday.
Quoting unnamed officials, KNO reported that a joint team of police, army and CRPF launched a cordon-and-search-operation (CASO) on specific information about the presence of militants in the area.
As the joint team of forces approached the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon them, which was retaliated, triggering a gunfight, the officials said.
A senior police officer also confirmed the exchange of fire between forces and militants.
As per the sources, two to three militants are believed to be trapped. (KNO)