SRINAGAR: A gunfight broke out between militants and government forces in Shirmal village in south Kashmir’s Shopian district on Wednesday.
Reports said that a joint team of Army, CRPF and Jammu, and Kashmir police launched a cordon and search operation in Shirmal area of Shopian after having credible inputs about the presence of militants in the area.
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As the joint team of forces approached the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon forces triggering an encounter.
When last reports came intermittent firing was going on.