Gunfight Underway in Shopian

Srinagar, Oct 04 (KNS) An encounter is underway between militants and security forces in Drach area of Shopian in south Kashmir, police said on Tuesday.

An official said that a joint team of police and army launched a cordon and search operation in the area. "As the joint team of forces approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon the forces, triggering off an gunfight," he said. 

"Encounter has started at Drach area in Shopian. Police and security forces are on the job. Further details shall follow," Kashmir Zone Police said in it's earlier tweet.(KNS).

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