Encounter breaks out in South Kashmir

Srinagar, April 19 (KNS): An encounter started between militants and security forces in Zeipora area of South Kashmir's Shopian district on Monday.

According to reports that a joint team of Police and army launched a cordon and search operation in Zeipora area of Shopian

As the security forces approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon the forces, ensuing a gunfight.

The jammu kashmir police also confirmed the gunfight in a tweet, Encounter has started at #Zeipora area of #Shopian. Police an security forces are on the job. Futher details shall follow. @JmuKmrPolice.(KNS)

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