India: Gunfight Ensues Between Security Forces And Terrorists In Shopian, Jammu & Kashmir

Bullet-riddled vehicles that members of the extended LeBaron family were traveling in sit parked on a dirt road near Bavispe, at the Sonora-Chihuahua state border, Mexico, Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019. Three women and six of their children, related to the extended LeBaron family, were gunned down in an attack while traveling here Monday. (AP Photo/Christian Chavez)

A gunfight started on Saturday between the security forces and several terrorists holed up in a village in Jammu and Kashmir”s Shopian district, police sources said.

A team of police, Rashtriya Rifles and Central Reserve Police Force had launched a cordon-and-search operation in Lakadpora Pudsoo village after information about the presence of terrorists there.

“As the security forces closed in on the hiding terrorists, the latter fired shots, triggering an encounter that is going on,” the sources said.

Reports said two to three terrorists are hiding in the village.So far, 22 terrorists have been killed in Shopian district in five encounters this month.

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