Gunfight breaks out in south Kashmir's Shopian

Reports said that two to three militants are believed to be trapped in the area.
Security forces leave the site of an encounter with militants in south Kashmir. [Photo used for representational purpose only].
Security forces leave the site of an encounter with militants in south Kashmir. [Photo used for representational purpose only].Mubashir Khan/GK File

Srinagar, Dec 8: A gunfight broke out between militants and security forces at Check Cholan area of south Kashmir's Shopian district on Wednesday morning.

"Encounter has started at Check Cholan area of #Shopian. Police and security forces are on the job. Further details shall follow," a police spokesman tweeted.

Reports said that two to three militants are believed to be trapped in the area.

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