Military operation against militants underway in Shopian, says police

Armed forces near a military operation site in Pulwama. [FPK Photo/ Qayoom Khan]

Shopian: A military operation against militants is underway in  Chowgam area of south Kashmir’s Shopian district, officials said on Saturday.

The military operation, according to officials, started on Friday night after a joint team of police, Army, and CRPF received information about the presence of militants and subsequently, a search operation was launched.

As the joint team of armed forces intensified searches towards the suspected spot, officials said the hiding militants fired upon them triggering the operation.


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