Srinagar: Security forces shot dead an unidentified militant in an ongoing encounter in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said on Monday.
Gun battle erupted during a cordon and search operation in the Heff Shirmal area of the district. The search operation started following information about the presence of militants there, police officials said.
“#ShopianEncounterUpdate: 01 #terrorist killed. #Operation in progress. Further details shall follow,” police tweeted.
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Reports suggest that one security force personnel was also injured in the encounter. The officials said that the operation is still going on.