An encounter broke out between the security forces and militants at Nathipora area of Sopore in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district.
An official told the news agency Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that the search operation was launched in the area after specific inputs about the presence of militants in the area.
He said that the encounter broke out after the suspected militants fired upon the search party, adding that the exchange of gunfire is underway.
The official further said that the joint operation of Army, Police, and CRPF is underway at Nathipora Sopore. (KNO)