Militants opened fire on army soldiers launching a cordon-and-search-operation (CASO) in a village in south Kashmir’s Shopian district.

Reports said that the army men were laying siege around Chek-e-Choland village of the district when they were fired at by the militants.

Following the incident, reinforcements were rushed to the village, said an official.

He said searches were going on in the area to nab the militants.gk

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