Gunfight underway in Sopore in north Kashmir, two militants believed to be trapped

A police spokesman on Twitter said that a brief exchange of fire took place between the militants and the security forces. “Area has been cordoned off,” he said.
Gunfight underway in Sopore in north Kashmir, two militants believed to be trapped
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A gunfight is underway between the militants and thesecurity forces in Gund Brath village of Sopore in north Kashmir's Baramulladistrict on Wednesday.

An official said that the gunfight broke out after a jointteam of the army's 22 RR and the state police launched a search operation inthe village.

He said that the militants, believed to be two in number,opened fire on the forces, leading to a gunfight.

Internet has been suspended and educational institutionsclosed in Sopore in view of the gunfight.

A police spokesman on Twitter said that a brief exchange offire took place between the militants and the security forces. "Area has beencordoned off," he said.

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