SRINAGAR: A gunfight broke out between militants and counterinsurgent forces at Kanjiular area in south Kashmir’s Shopian district on Wednesday late night.
Reports said that a joint team of Army, CRPF and Police launched a cordon and search operation at Kanjiular area after having credible inputs about the presence of some militants in the area.
#Encounter has started at kanjiular area of #Shopian. Police and security forces are on the job. Further details shall follow.@JmuKmrPolice
— Kashmir Zone Police (@KashmirPolice) June 14, 2022
As the joint team of Army, Police and CRPF approached the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon forces triggering an encounter.
When last reports came intermittent firing was going on.