Nocturnal gunfight breaks out in Qazigund


A gunfight broke out between Goverment forces and militants at Chowgam area of Qazigund in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district late Friday night.

Official sources said that a joint team of army and SOG launched a cordon-and-search operation at Chowgam following specific inputs about the presence of some militants.

As such the joint team of forces intensified the searches and fired some warning shots towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants opened fire triggering off an gunfight.

When reports last came in the exchange of firing was going on. (GNS)


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