Encounter breaks out in Shopian village, Mobile internet suspended

Srinagar: Gunfight broke out between militants and government forces in Narwani area of South Kashmir’s Shopian district on Friday morning.

Reports reaching GNS said that a joint team of Army’s 44RR and SOG launched a cordon and search operation in Narwan.

A senior Police officer told GNS that it was specific information about the presence of some militants in orchards and as the joint team of forces encircled the orchard, the hiding militants fired upon the forces triggering an encounter, the officer said.

As per the sources two to three militants are believed to be trapped.

As this report was being filed intermittent firing was going on.

Meanwhile Mobile Internet has been also suspended in Shopian for precautionary measures.(GNS)

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