South Kashmir: Gunfight Breaks Out In Shopian Village

25Shares

Srinagar- A gunfight broke out between militants and state forces in Pinjora area of south Kashmir’s Shopian district on Monday wee hours, police said.

A joint team of Police, Army’s 44 RR and CRPF launched a cordon-and-search-operation in Pinjora area of Shopian on specific information about the presence of militants in the area, said a police official.

He said that as the joint team encircled the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon them. The fire was retaliated by the joint team, triggering off a gunfight.

The exchange of fire was on till last reports.

Pertinently this the second gunfight in less than 24hrs in Shopian district.

On Sunday, five militants of Hizbul Mujahideen were killed in gunfight in Reban village of Zainapora belt of the district.

 

 

Be Part of Quality Journalism

Quality journalism takes a lot of time, money and hard work to produce and despite all the hardships we still do it. Our reporters and editors are working overtime in Kashmir and beyond to cover what you care about, break big stories, and expose injustices that can change lives. Today more people are reading Kashmir Observer than ever, but only a handful are paying while advertising revenues are falling fast.

ACT NOW
MONTHLYRs 100
YEARLYRs 1000
LIFETIMERs 10000

CLICK FOR DETAILS


Observer News Service

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

KO SUPPLEMENTS