Gunfight breaks out in south Kashmir's Shopian

The number of trapped militants was not immediately known.
Gunfight breaks out in south Kashmir's Shopian
Security forces at the site of an encounter. [Representational Picture]File: Mubashir Khan for Greater Kashmir

Srinagar May 9: A gunfight broke out between militants and security forces in Pandoshan area of south Kashmir's Shopian district on Monday evening.

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

The encounter is believed to have broken out after security forces cordoned the area following a tip off about the presence of militants there.

The number of trapped militants was not immediately known.

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