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Gun fight rages in Shopian

Srinagar: A gun fight has raged between security forces and militants in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district on Wednesday, officials said.

Police said the gun battle erupted at Watho in south Kashmir during a cordon and search operation in the area following an input about the presence of militants.

“As the joint team of forces cordoned the suspected spot, the hiding militants opened fire, triggering a gun fight”, a security official said.

Police and Security forces are on the job, Further details shall follow,

“Encounter has started at Watho area of Shopian. Police and security forces are on the job. Further details shall follow”, a police tweet said.