North Kashmir: Firing in Kupwara Woods  

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SRINAGAR — Militants and government forces on Thursday exchanged gunfire in Kandi forests of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district.

Reports said that a joint team of army’s 47 RR, 28 RR and SOG launched a cordon-and-search operation at Portel Nar and Razdan Nar – upper reaches of Kandi connecting Lolab forests.

Reports said that there was heavy firing in the forests while the joint team launched searches in the area.

An army officer said that the operation was launched in the woods following intelligence inputs about the movement of suspected militants in the area.

He said that the contact was established soon after the forces challenged the movement of the group of militants in the forests.

SSP Kupwara Ambarkar Shriram Dinkar also confirmed that exchange of gunfire between militants and forces. He said that searches in the area are going on.  
 


Observer News Service

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