Gunbattle between security forces, militants in Shopian

SRINAGAR: A gunbattle broke out between militants and security forces today in Shopian district of south Kashmir, police said.

Security forces had launched a cordon and search operation at Barbugh in Imam Sahib area of Shopian this evening after getting information about presence of militants there, a police official said.

The ultras opened fire on the search party, triggering a gunbattle, the official said.

No casualty has been reported so far. (AGENCIES)


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