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J&K: Encounter on between security forces and militants in Sopore

PTI
Published : Jun 1, 2017, 7:05 am IST
Updated : Jun 1, 2017, 7:05 am IST

Security forces launched a cordon-and-search operation in Natipora area of Sopore at around 3:30 am.

The official said there has been no casualty so far.
 The official said there has been no casualty so far.

Srinagar: An encounter is underway between security forces and militants holed up in a house at Sopore in north Kashmir's Baramulla district.

Security forces launched a cordon-and-search operation in Natipora area of Sopore at around 3:30 am after receiving information about the presence of militants there, a police official said.

During the searches, the militants, believed to be two in number, opened fire on the forces, triggering the gun-battle, he said. The official said there has been no casualty so far.

Tags: security forces, militants, baramulla district
Location: India, Jammu and Kashmir, Srinagar