Military operation against militants starts in Shopian, says police

Armed forces near military operation site in Kashmir. [FPK File Photo/ Zainab]

Shopian: A military operation against militants has started in Shermal area of south Kashmir’s Shopian district on Saturday.

Police officials said that a joint team of Police, Army and CRPF launched a cordon and search operation in Shermal following inputs about the presence of militants in the area.

A senior police officer also confirmed an exchange of firing between militants and armed forces.

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