Gunfight resumes at Sopore village

Published at September 25, 2018 01:31 PM 0Comment(s)1956views


Noor ul Haq

Sopore

Fresh gunfight broke out between militants and government forces at Tujjar area of Sopore in North Kashmir’s Baramulla district today. 

Reports said that a brief lull, fresh firing resumed as government forces intensified the search operation in Tujar area of Sopore.

A police official told Rising Kashmir that after locals residents were evacuated from the village, fresh contact was established between militants and government forces, triggering a fierce gun battle.

He said that the firing is going on from both sides.

Earlier, in a joint operation by army's 22 RR, SOG and CRPF launched a cordon and search operation in Tujjar area of Sopore following credible inputs about presence of militants in the area.

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