J&K: Gun battle underway between security forces, terrorists in Shopian

Remigio Civitarese
Agosto 13, 2017

Police said troops of counter insurgency 55 Rashtriya Rifles (RR), special operations group of state police and central reserve police force surrounded Awneera village on Saturday after receiving information about the presence of terrorists.

The army in collaboration with the para commandos was carrying out the operation in Kupwara, comprising forested areas of Kunnad, Kani Behak, Batpora Haihama, Manigah and Chat.

An army man was killed and four others suffered injuries as a gunfight rages in Awneera village of Shopian in southern part of Kashmir on Saturday, police said.

After the incident, the army and police had launched search operations in the area to track down the militants.

He said that some of the villagers come out resorted to stone-pelting at the security forces to break the cordon around the village. According to reports, two to three terrorists are believed to be trapped.

They said that injured were shifted to SDH hospital Yaripora and District Hospital Kulgam.

Meanwhile, Jammu and Kashmir police denied that a mosque has been damaged during the encounter.

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