Gunbattle breaks out in south Kashmir’s Shopian

Government forces during CASO
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SHOPIAN — An encounter broke out between militants and security forces in Pandoshan area of Zainapora hamlet in south Kashmir’s Shopian district on Monday, officials said.

A top police officer told news agency Kashmir Dot Com (KDC) that a joint team of Police, Army and CRPF launched a cordon and search operation on specific information about the presence of militants in the area.

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He said that as the joint team of forces approached the suspected spot, militants fired upon them which was retaliated, triggering an encounter.

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As per the sources, one to two militants are believed to be hiding in the area.

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