Militants escape Encounter concludes in Shopain


An encounter that was underway between security forces and militants in south Kashmir’s Shopian district has ended.

According to reports, the militants have managed to escape.The encounter erupted after security forces launched a cordon-and-search operation in Chilli pora village of the district following a tip off about the presence of militants there, a police official said.

As the security forces were closing in, they came under fire from the militants, he said.

SP Shopian Tahir Saleem Beig told that search operation has ended.


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