Gunfight breaks out in Bandipora forests

Srinagar, July 24: A fierce Gunfight broke out between militants and government forces in Shokbaba forest area in North Kashmir’s Bandipora district on Saturday.

Reports said that a joint team of Police, Army’s 13RR, 14RR and CRPF launched a cordon and search operation in Shokbaba Forests.

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 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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