J&K: Encounter Underway In Shopian, Security Forces Start Joint Operation

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Srinagar: An encounter broke out between security forces and terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district, reported news agency.

According to the report, the encounter is underway in Keller area of Shopian. A batch of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), Indian Army, and Jammu and Kashmir Police have started an operation to either nab or eliminate the terrorists.

Security forces in the Valley have remained on high alert since the Pulwama attack in February, which claimed the lives of 40 CRPF paramilitary troopers.

While not many details are available about the ongoing encounter, sources confirmed that no casualties have occurred as of now.