Encounter underway in J-K's Shopian

Updated: few hours ago

Srinagar, Oct 20 (PTI) An encounter broke out between militants and security forces in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday, police said.

He said the search operation turned into an encounter after militants opened fire on security forces who retaliated.

Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Dragad area of Shopian district following information about presence of militants there, a police official said.