Encounter breaks out in south Kashmir’s Shopian

An encounter broke out between terrorists and the security forces in Kiloora area of South Kashmir’s Shopian district on Friday.

According to sources, a joint team of Police, Army and CRPF launched a cordon-and-search-operation in Kiloora.

As the joint team encircled the suspected spot, the hiding terrorists fired upon them. The fire was retaliated by the joint team, triggering off an encounter.

A senior police officer confirmed the exchange of fire between the joint team and the terrorists. As per the sources, two to three terrorists are believed to be trapped.