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Military Op against militants underway in Shopian, 2nd in last 10 hours

Armed forces personnel stand deployed near military operation site in Shopian. [FPK Photo/ Qayoom Khan]

Srinagar: Another military operation against militants has started in Moolu Chitragam area of south Kashmir’s Shopian district, officials said on Wednesday.

An official said that a joint team of police, Army and CRPF after receiving information about the presence of militants launched a search operation in the area.

He said that as the joint team of forces intensified searches towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon the party, triggering the operation.

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