Gunfight breaks out in Shopian in south Kashmir

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Gunfight broke out between militants and the government forces in south Kashmir’s Shopian district on Wednesday after the latter launched a search operation in the area.
Reports said that the militants who were hiding in an orchard in Jamnagri village fired at the forces who were laying a siege in the area.
The soldiers retaliated to the fire, triggering a gunfight.
However, the militants escaped from the spot after exchanging fire with the forces.
An official said that searches were going on in the area.

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