South Kashmir: Encounter breaks out in Shopian

Srinagar, February 18:  Encounter has started between militants and government forces in Badigam of South Kashmir’s Shopian district on thursday night.

Reports said that a joint team of Police, Army and CRPF launched a cordon and search operation in Badigam.

As the joint team of forces approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon the forces, triggering off an gunfight.

A senior police officer also confirmed about exchange of firing between militants and security forces.

As per the sources two to three militants are believed to be trapped.gns

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