SHOPIAN: The encounter broke out between militants and security forces in the Heff Shirmal area of South Kashmir’s Shopian district on Monday.
Reports said that a joint team of Police and army launched a cordon and search operation in Heff Shirmal. As the joint team of forces approached the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon the forces, triggering off a gunfight.
A senior police officer also confirmed about the exchange of firing between militants and security forces.(GNS)
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