Srinagar: Additional government forces were called to intensify operation against the militants in the Chaillipora, Heff Sugan area of south Kashmir’s Shopian on Saturday.
An encounter had started between militants and forces in Chillipora late Friday night.
Local sources said that occasional firing was heard during the night from the encounter site however since wee hours there was complete silence from both sides.
Police sources said that an intense operation was under proscess agaisnt the militants.
As per reports, militants threw a grenade and opened fire on forces triggering an encounter on Friday evening.