Srinagar, March 2 : A security forces personnel on Saturday fired gunshots after noticing some suspicious movement near Dachoo camp of 44 RR (Rashtriya Rifles) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district.
A massive search operation is currently underway and additional troops have been rushed in the area to assist in the operation, according to media reports.
According to ANI, the sentry at the Dachoo Camp of 44 Rashtriya Rifles noticed some suspicious movement after which he fired gunshots in the air and alerted other security personnel present on duty.
An alert has been sounded in the area and patrolling has been intensified.
The incident comes a day after five security personnel, including a CRPF officer, were killed in an encounter with terrorists while a civilian died in clashes near the site in Kupwara in Jammu and Kashmir.