Gunfight breaks out in Sopore

Gunfight breaks out in Sopore

Srinagar: A fierce Gunfight broke out between militants and government forces in PeethSeer area in North Kashmir’s Sopore of Baramulla district on Monday.

Reports reaching GNS that a joint team of Police, Army’s 53RR and 179/ 177 BN of CRPF launched a cordon and search operation in Peethseer.


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.

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

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