Encounter breaks out at Shopian in J&K

DN Bureau

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

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Srinagar: 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.(PTI)

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