Srinagar- A gunfight is underway between state forces and militants in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said on Sunday.
State forces launched a cordon and search operation in Reban area of Shopian in South Kashmir this morning after receiving specific information about the presence of militants in the area, a police official said.
He said the search operation turned into a gunfight after militants fired upon a search party of the forces, who retaliated.
The exchange of fire is underway and further details are awaited.
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