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.