Srinagar: Encounter broke out between militants and government forces in Wathoo Shirmal area of South Kashmir’s Shopian on Wednesday.
A joint team of Police and army launched a cordon and search operation in Wathoo Shirmal.
As the joint team of forces approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon the forces, triggering off a gunfight.
A senior police officer also confirmed exchange of firing between militants and security forces. GNS