Gunfight rages in Kashmir s Shopian
Srinagar Aug 12 (IANS) An exchange of fire was continuing on Saturday between security forces and militants holed up in a village in Jammu and Kashmir s Shopian district police said.
Police said following specific information about the presence of a group of militants security forces including army s Rashtriya Rifles state police and Central Reserve Police Force surrounded Awneera village in Shopian.
"As the security forces tightened the cordon around in the village the holed-up militants fired at the surrounding security forces triggering a gunfight that is now going on " said a police officer.
Police said three militants are believed to be holed up inside the village.