J&K

Gunfight breaks out in Sopore

Srinagar: Encounter starts between militants and security forces in Hardshiva area of North Kashmir’s Sopore on Wednesday.

According to the reports, a joint team of Police, Army’s 22 and CRPF launched a cordon-and-search-operation in Hardshiva.

As the joint team approached the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon them. The fire was retaliated by the joint team, triggering off an encounter.

A senior police officer confirmed to GNS the exchange of fire between the joint team and the militants.

Till this report was being filed intermittent firing was going on.More details will follow soon.(GNS)

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