Gunfight rages in Shopian village

Srinagar

A gunfight broke out between militants and government forces in Hind Sitapora area in south Kashmir’s Shopian district on Sunday morning.

Reports said that a joint team of Army and SOG Shopian launched a cordon and search operation in Sitapora village after having credible inputs about the presence of some militants in the area.

As the joint team of forces approached the suspected, the hiding militants fired upon forces triggering an encounter.

When last reports came intermittent firing was going on.

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