North Kashmir: Gunfight breaks out in Sopore

Srinagar, August 23: A fierce Gunfight broke out between militants and government forces in PeethSeer area in North Kashmir’s Sopore of Baramulla district on Monday.

Reports said  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. gns

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