SRINAGAR: A gunfight broke out between militants and government forces Melhora area of south Kashmir’s Shopian district on Monday.
Reports said that a joint team of Army RR, CRPF and Police launched a cordon and search operation in Melhora area after having credible inputs about the presence of some 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.