Exchange of Gunfire in Shopian Area, Militants Reportedly Escaped

December 03

An exchange of gunfire took place between Militants and Government Forces in the Sangran area of South Kashmir’s Shopian District early morning on  Monday.

Sources told The Kashmiriyat that 34 RR of Indian Army, SOG of Jammu Kashmir Police and CRPF launched a Cordon and Search Operation in the area upon receiving a specific input about the presence of Militants in the area.

As the troopers were conducting the search operations, the Militants opened fire upon forces, After initial contact, however, no fresh contact has been established yet.

Sources said that no firing has been heard for the past two hours. “Militants have likely escaped from the spot,” Sources told The Kashmiriyat.

However massive search operations are still being conducted in the area.

Meanwhile Mobile internet services have been barred yet again in the Shopian District.

Author: News Desk

News Reporter