Encounter breaks out in Shopian village
Srinagar: Encounter has started between militants and government forces in Cheerbagh Dragad area of South Kashmir’s Shopian district on Wednesday.
Reports reaching GNS that a joint team of Police, Army and CRPF launched a cordon and search operation in Cheerbagh Dragad village.
As the joint team of forces approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon the forces, triggering off a gunfight.
A senior police officer also confirmed to GNS about exchange of firing between militants and security forces.
As per the sources two to three militants are believed to be trapped.
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