Encounter breaks out in Shopian


Srinagar: Gunfight rages between militants and government forces in Hadipora area of South Kashmir’s Shopian district on Saturday.

Reports reaching GNS that a joint team of Police and army’s 34 RRlaunched a cordon and search operation in Hadipura.

As the joint team of forces approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon the forces, triggering off an gunfight.

A senior police officer also confirmed to GNS about exchange of firing between militants and security forces. (GNS)