Encounter breaks out in Rajouri

Gunfight has started between militants and security forces in Behrote Budhal area of Rajouri district on Friday afternoon

Local news agency Kashmir scroll quoted officials as saying that a joint team of Police and Army launched a cordon and search operation in Behrote Budhal.

As the joint team of forces approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon the forces, triggering off a gunfight.

Meanwhile a top police officer also confirmed about the exchange of firing between militants and security forces.

More details awaited.