Encounter breaks out between security forces, militants in J&K’s Shopian district.

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 Encounter breaks out between security forces, militants in J&K’s Shopian district.

An encounter broke out between a joint team of the security forces and militants in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district on Monday evening.

According to our sources, three

Millitants have been trapped by the security

forces in the Tulran area of the Shopian

district. The encounter is underway.

A joint team of Police, Army’s 34RR and 178 CRPF had launched a cordon-and-search operation in Tulran area of the south

Kashmir district, following information about the presence of militants there.

                                            

The search operation turned into an

encounter after the militants opened fire

towards the security forces’ positions.

The security forces retaliated, triggering a

gunbattle that was going on when the last

reports came in.