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South Kashmir: Encounter breaks out in Shopian

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Encounter has started between militants and government forces in Shirmal Zainapora South Kashmir’s Shopian district on Monday.

Reports reaching GNS that a joint team of Police, Army’s 44RR and CRPF launched a cordon and search operation in Heff Shirmal.

As the joint team of forces approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon the forces, triggering off a gunfight.

A senior police officer also confirmed to GNS about exchange of firing between militants and security forces.

As per the sources two militants are believed to be trapped.(GNS)

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