Drusoo gunfight: Fresh firing resumes; clashes near gunfight site, shutdown in Sopore

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Army soldier, cop injured in the gunfight; operation on

In the ongoing gunfight between militants and government forces at Drusoo village of Rafiabad, an army man and a special police personnel received injuries, a police official said.

 

He said that one army man and a special police officer of J&K police received minor splinter injuries in a fresh exchange of gunfire between hiding militants and government forces.

 

Earlier police said that a cordon and search Operation was launched in Drussoo village of Rafiabad in North Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Friday morning after inputs about presence of militants in the area.

 

Unofficial sources suggest that one militant was killed in the initial gunfire on Friday morning. However a top police official said that they haven’t retrieved any dead body yet.

 

The intermittent gunfire was going on when the last reports came in.