Army, militants exchange gunfire in south Kashmir’s Shopian

Bilal Habib

Pulwama: Suspected militants have attacked an army patrol in south Kashmir’s Shopian district triggering off encounter.

Soldiers of counterinsurgency RR were patrolling Koungnoo village of the district this afternoon, when the militants ambushed them, an official told Kashmir Reader. He said army returned the fire triggering off a brief encounter.

Meanwhile, Special Operations Group (SOG) of police and additional reinforcements of army have reached the area. Further details awaited.