Early morning today, a brief encounter broke out between terrorists and security forces in Sangram village in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir. Police report that the gunfight has not stopped yet and search operations are going on in the areas.
More than two terrorists are believed to be hiding in a sheltered place in the Sangram village.
After the security forces launched a cordon and search operation, the terrorist broke out the encounter, after seeking intelligence inputs about the terrorists’ presence in the village, continued the Police personnel.
The Policeman said that “as the security forces closed in on the hiding terrorists, they fired triggering the ongoing gunfight.”
In Shopian district, mobile internet services have been suspended by the authorities.
More details are awaited.