South Kashmir: Encounter breaks out in Shopian

South Kashmir: Encounter breaks out in Shopian

Umer Rashid

Srinagar, January 26:(GNS) An encounter broke out between militants and government forces in Nowgam Check area of South Kashmir’s Shopian district on Wednesday evening.

Reports reaching GNS that a joint team of Police and army launched a cordon and search operation in Nowgam Check.

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

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

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