Gunfight rages in Sopore; Internet suspended

Srinagar : Gunfight broke out in Brath Kalan village of north Kashmir’s Sopore between militants and security forces on Wednesday evening.

Reports said that after a joint team of army’s 22RR, SOG and CRPF launched cordon and search operation at Gund Mohalla area of Brath Kalan after having credible input about the presence of some militants in the area.

As the joint team of forces approached the suspected house the hiding militants fired upon security forces triggering an encounter.

The exchange of fire was on when last reports came.

Meanwhile, mobile internet has been suspended for precautionary measures in Sopore.

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