SHOPIAN: An encounter broke out between security forces and militants in Chakooraarea of south Kashmir’s Shopian district, officials said here.
An official said that a joint of team of police, Army and CRPF after receiving information about the presence of militants launched search operation in the area.
He said that as the joint team of forces intensified searches towards the suspected spot, hiding militants fired upon the party, which was retaliated to, triggering an encounter. He said that the exchange of fire is on and two to three militants are believed to be trapped.
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