Encounter breaks out in Dragad Shopian
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SHOPIAN: An encounter broke out between security forces and militants in Dragad area of Sugan Hamlet in South Kashmir’s Shopian district, officials said on Wednesday.
An official told KNO that a joint of team of police, Army and CRPF after receiving information about the presence of militants launched search operation in the area.
He said as the joint team of forces intensified searches towards suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon the party, which was retaliated, thus triggering an encounter.
He said that the exchange of fire is on in the area and two to three militants are believed to be trapped in the area.