SRINAGAR — The Inspector-General of Police for Kashmir range, Vijay Kumar, and the GOC Victor force has rushed to the encounter site in Shopian where a gunfight is underway between militants and government forces in Jan Mohalla area of south Kashmir district.
Quoting a senior police officer, GNS reported that the IGP and the GOC are right now at the encounter site and are monitoring the situation closely.
He further said that no militant has been killed yet in the ongoing gunfight.
Earlier, there were reports that a joint team of police, army’s 44RR and CRPF launched a cordon-and-search-operation (CASO) in the area.
As the joint team of forces approached the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon the forces, triggering off a gunfight. (GNS)