Gunfight in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district

Srinagar: A gunfight between security forces and militants began on Tuesday in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district, police sources said.

Firing exchanges were underway in the orchards of Heff Shermal village. “The area has been sealed off to prevent the militants from escaping,” the informed sources added.

Rashtriya Rifles (RR) and Special Operations Group (SOG) of state police were involved in the counter insurgency operation.