Sopore gunfight: Intermittent firing continues, Mobile Internet suspended

Sopore gunfight: Intermittent firing continues, Mobile Internet suspended
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Srinagar: Fresh exchange of fire erupted between militants and government forces in an ongoing encounter at Warpora village of Sopore in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district.

The gunfight erupted late last night between militants and governmnent forces after the Police following specific inputs about the presence of militants launched a cordon and search operation in the village.

A senior police official said the search operation turned into an encounter after the militants fired at the search party of the forces, who then returned fire.

Reports said that the firing stopped in order to evacuate civilians who were trapped around the gunfight site.

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Meanwhile, Mobile Internet have been suspended in Sopore for precautionary measures.