A gunfight broke out between militants and government forces in Adkhara area of Imam Sahib in south Kashmir’s Shopian district on Friday morning.
Reports said that a joint team of Army’s 34RR and SOG Shopian launched a cordon and search operation in Imam Sahib after having credible inputs about the presence of some militants in the area.
As the joint team of forces approached the suspected, the hiding militants fired upon forces triggering an encounter.
When last reports came intermittent firing was going on.
Meanwhile, mobile internet service was suspended in south Kashmir districts.