Srinagar, May 3
An encounter broke out between militants and security forces in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday, police said.
Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in the Imam Sahib area of Shopian district in south Kashmir in the morning, a police official said.
He said a brief exchange of firing took place between the two sides after a contact with the militants was established.
The area had been put under cordon and further details were awaited, the official said.