Shopian: Army soldiers on Wednesday fired shots in the air after noticing suspicious movement at Kenigam village in Imamsahib area of south Kashmir’s Shopian district.
It was followed by Cordon and Search Operation in the area.
Police sources said that two persons roaming suspiciously were asked to stop by the army. But they fled. They said that the army fired shots in the air to stop them. However they had managed to escape from the spot.
Locals said that gunshots were heard around 5:30 pm after which the villagers ran for the safety.
They said that a search operation is being carried out in the village by a joint team of government forces. The area includes a locality of the village and a low lying orchard area.
The searches were going on when this report was being filed.