Gunfight breaks out in Shopian

Srinagar: A gunfight breaks out between militants and government forcesĀ in Kiloora area of South Kashmir’s Shopian on Friday.

According to the reports reaching GNS, a joint team of Police, Army and CRPF launched a cordon-and-search-operation in Kiloora.

As the joint team encircled the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon them. The fire was retaliated by the joint team, triggering off an encounter.

A senior police officer confirmed to GNS the exchange of fire between the joint team and the militants. As per the sources, two to three militants are believed to be trapped.(GNS)

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