SRINAGAR: An Encounter started Thursday evening between militants and forces in Kantpora village of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district.
A police official said that army’s search party was fired upon by the militant at Kantpora village of Lolab in the frontier district.
“The fire was retaliated triggering off a gunfight”.
When reports last came in the heavy fire exchange of firing between forces and militants were going on.
More details emerging.