Jammu, April 7: A gunfight broke out between the terrorists and the security forces in the Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday.
Acting on special intelligence inputs regarding the presence of militants in the Haripora area of Shopian, the security forces cordoned off the area and launched a search operation.
As the security forces zeroed in on the spot where the terrorists were hiding they came under a heavy volume of fire that triggered the encounter.
“#Encounter has started at Larri area of #Shopian. Police and security forces are on the job. Further details shall follow. @JmuKmrPolice” tweeted Kashmir Zone Police.