South Kashmir: Gunfight Breaks Out In Shopian Village

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

State forces launched a cordon and search operation in Turkwangam area of Shopian this morning after receiving specific information about the presence of militants in the area, a police official said.

He said a gunfight broke out after the militants opened fire at a search party of the forces.

The exchange of fire was going on till last reports, the official said.

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