Gunfight rages in south Kashmir's Shopian

The number of trapped militants was not immediately known.
Gunfight rages in south Kashmir's Shopian
Representational PictureFile: Mubashir Khan for Greater Kashmir

Srinagar, June 7: An encounter broke out between militants and security forces in Badimarg/Aloora area of south Kashmir's Shopian district on Tuesday.

"Encounter has started in the orchards of Badimarg/ Aloora 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 started after a joint team of Police and army launched a cordon and search operation in the area.

The number of trapped militants was not immediately known.

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