Militants, forces exchange brief gunfight in Sopore village

Suhail Khan

Srinagar, Sep 24, A nocturnal gunfight breaks out between militants and government forces in Sopore area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district.

Reports reaching GNS said that a joint team of army’s 22 RR, SOG and CRPF laid a siege at Nowpora area of Tujjer in Sopore late this night.

They said that soon after the cordon was laid, the militants hiding in the area opened fire upon the forces triggering off a brief gunfight.

SSP Sopore Javid Iqbal said that some gunshots were heard during the cordon in the area.

He said that the operation is going on to trace out the militants. (GNS)


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