SHOPIAN — A gunfight broke out between militants and government forces in Kanigam village of South Kashmir’s Shopian district on Thursday morning.
Quoting an unnamed official, KNO reported that a joint team of police, army’s 44 RR and CRPF launched a Cordon-and-search-operation (CASO) on specific information about the presence of militants in the area.
He said that as the joint team of forces approached the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon them, which was retaliated, triggering a gunfight.
A senior police officer also confirmed the exchange of fire between forces and militants.
As per sources, three to four militants are believed to be trapped. (KNO)