Shopian Shootout : Militants escape, forces intensify searches | KNO

A police official said militants fired upon army soldiers and Special Operations Group (SOG) personnel during a search operation in Laddi Imamsahab village around 7 am.
Shopian Shootout : Militants escape, forces intensify searches | KNO

Kashmir News Observer (KNO)

A brief gunfight broke out between militants and the government forces in south Kashmir's Shopian district early Sunday morning. 

A police official said militants fired upon army soldiers and Special Operations Group (SOG) personnel during a search operation in Laddi Imamsahab village around 7 am. 
 
The forces retailed the fire, triggering a brief gunfight, he said. However, the militants managed to escape from the area. The official said that the search operation was intensified to nab the militants.