Encounter breaks out between militants and security forces in J&K’s Shopian

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April 19, 2021 3:10 PM

An encounter broke out between militants and security forces in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir on Monday, police said.

jammu and kashmir encounter, militant encounter, Zeipora area of Shopian distric, search operation for militants, Indian armyThe search operation turned into an encounter after militants opened fire on the security forces, who retaliated befittingly (Representative Image).

An encounter broke out between militants and security forces in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir on Monday, police said.

The security forces had launched a cordon and search operation in the Zeipora area of Shopian district after getting information about presence of militants there, a police official said.

He said the search operation turned into an encounter after militants opened fire on the security forces, who retaliated befittingly.

There were no reports of any casualties so far on either side, the official said, adding that two to three militants were believed to be trapped.

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