Jammu and Kashmir: Gunfight breaks out in Shopian

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A gunfight broke out on Tuesday between security forces and terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district.

The encounter began during a cordon and search operation in Shopian’s Zainapora.

As per the sources, around 4-5 terrorists are believed to be holed up in the area.

Jammu and Kashmir police tweeted, “Exchange of fire between security forces & #terrorists at Heff Shirmal area in District #Shopian. Area under cordon. Details will follow.”

No casualties have been reported so far.

More details are awaited.

On Monday, two terrorists were killed in an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir’ Budgam district.