South Kashmir: Nocturnal Encounter breaks out in Shopian, two militants believed to be trapped

SRINAGAR – A nocturnal Gunfight has started between militants and government forces in Chowgam area of South Kashmir’s Shopian district on Saturday.

Reports said that a joint team of Police and Army’s 44RR launched a cordon and search operation in Chowgam.

As the joint team of forces approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon the forces, triggering off a gunfight.

A senior police officer also confirmed about exchange of firing between militants and security forces.

As per the sources two militants are believed to be trapped.