Srinagar: Gunshots were heard in Awneera village of south Kashmir’s Shopian district Saturday during a search operation launched by government forces, local sources said.
Sources told Kashmir Reader that several gunshots were heard at Awneera village after government forces laid a cordon and search operation (CASO) in the area.
They said that the area was cordoned off by government forces after specific inputs about the presence of militants.
2-3 Hizb Ul Mujahideen militants are believed to be trapped in the area.
More details are awaited.