Mir Aasif

Shopian, 06-Apr:(ST) Encounter breaks out between Militants and Security forces in Haripora village of Imamshaib area of South Kashmir’s Shopian district.

An official while talking with SHAHARBEEN TIMES (ST) confirmed the exchange of fire to and said that a joint team of Police, Army’s 44 RR and CRPF launched a cordon and search operation on specific information about the presence of militants in the area.

He further said that as the joint team of forces approached the suspected spot, militants fired upon them which was retaliated triggering an encounter.

As per the sources two to three militants are believed to be trapped in the area.