Shopian Encounter: Operation Called off, No terrorist body found – Watch Spot Visuals

Army personnel moving towards a house where militants were reportedly holed up during an encounter at the Hajin area of Bandipora district in north Kashmir on Thursday. Express Photo by Shuaib Masoodi. 04.02.2016. *** Local Caption *** Army personnel moving towards a house where militants were reportedly holed up during an encounter at the Hajin area of Bandipora district in north Kashmir on Thursday. Express Photo by Shuaib Masoodi. 04.02.2016.
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SRINAGAR: Security forces on Thursday early morning called off the anti-terrorist operation in Pinjura area of Shopian in south Kashmir.

The gunfight began last evening during a cordon and search operation that was launched by the army, state police and the CRPF following inputs about the presence of terrorists there.

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Intense clashes had erupted during the search operation in which one civilian died and over a dozen others sustained injuries.

The slain civilian was identified as Sajad Ahmad Parray son of Ali Mohd Parray of Buderhama village.