Gunfight breaks out in south Kashmir's Shopian, third in a day

A gunfight broke out between the militants and the security forces in south Kashmir’s Shopian district on Thursday.

The gunfight, third in a day, broke out after the forces launched a cordon and search operation in Handew village of the district.

Earlier, three militants, an army soldier and a civilian were killed in a gunfight in Pulwama district while another gunfight is underway in Kupwara district.