Gunfight breaks out in South Kashmir's Shopian district

Gunfight


Srinagar, April 8 : An encounter broke out between the terrorists and security forces in South Kashmir's Shopian district on Thursday, officials said. The gunfight took place after a joint team of the police and the Army cordoned off the area and launched a search operation on the basis of specific information about the presence of terrorists. As the security forces zeroed in on the spot where terrorists were hiding they came under a heavy volume of fire that triggered the encounter. "Encounter has started at Shopian town. Police and security forces are on the job," police said. /IANS




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