Srinagar: Encounter starts between government forces and militants in Khawjapora Reban area of Shopian on Monday morning.
An official told that on specific inputs about the presence of militants cordon and search Operation was launched in the area.
As forces zeroed towards suspected spot, hiding militants fired upon forces which was retialated, trigerring an encounter, he said
Two to three militants are believed to be trapped and operation was under way when this report was filled. (KNO)