Encounter breaks out between militants, security forces in Kashmir’s Shopian

The security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Turkwangam village of Shopian following information about presence of militants.

Army soldiers during a gun battle between militants and security forces in Shopian on April 1, 2018.(Waseem Andrabi /HT File Photo)
An encounter broke out on Wednesday between militants and security forces in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir, a police official said.
The security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Turkwangam village of Shopian following information about presence of militants there, he said.
The official said a gunfight broke out between the ultras and the security forces, which was going on when the reports last came in.
Meanwhile, a group of youngsters assembled near the encounter site and started pelting stones at the security forces, he said.
He said two persons were injured in the incident.
Resources: Hindustan Times

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