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Encounter underway between militants, security forces in Shopian

Security forces launched a search operation at Sugan village in Zainapora area following information about the presence of militants there

Published: 07th October 2020 12:24 AM  |   Last Updated: 07th October 2020 12:24 AM   |  A+A-

Army jawans rush towards encounter site in the Pinjora area of Shopian, in south Kashmir

Militant hideouts were busted in army operation in J-K's Pulwama. (Image used for representational purpose only

By PTI

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

Security forces launched a search operation at Sugan village in Zainapora area following information about the presence of militants there, a police spokesman said.

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

No casualties have been reported so far,  the spokesman said, adding further details were awaited.



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