SRINAGAR — Militants managed to flee after a brief gunfight with government forces at Warpora area of Sopore in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Friday evening.
Police had said it along with other forces were fired upon by militants when they were laying a cordon-and-search-operation (CASO) in Usmanabad Warpora area of Sopore.
“Reinforcements came and nearby orchards were cordoned off and search started.”
However, there was no contact established with the militants and apparently they have managed to escape from the spot, sources said. (GNS)