Shopian 25 December (KNB): Encounter rages between Militants and security forces in Kanigam village of Imamsahib belt of South Kashmir’s Shopian district.
Officials said that on specific information about the presence of militants in the area, a joint team of Police, army’s 44 RR and CRPF launched a cordon and search operation.
As the joint team of forces approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon them, which was retaliated and triggered an encounter, officials added.
As the report was filed, the exchange of fire was going on and reports further revealed that around 2-3 militants are believed to be trapped in the ongoing encounter. (KNB)