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Encounter breaks out at Shopian in J-K

PTI
Published Jan 22, 2019, 11:52 am IST
Updated Jan 22, 2019, 11:52 am IST
An encounter broke out Tuesday between security forces and militants in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said.
Encounter breaks out at Shopian in J-K
 Encounter breaks out at Shopian in J-K

Srinagar, Jan 22 (PTI) An encounter broke out Tuesday between security forces and militants in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said. The security forces had launched a cordon and search operation in Heff area of Shopian district following information about presence of militants in the area, they said. 

A police official said the search operation turned into a gun battle after militants opened fire on the security forces. No casualties have been reported so far, he added.

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