Encounter breaks out between security forces and militants in J-K's Shopian

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Security forces had killed five militants in a joint operation by the army, CRPF and Shopian Police in the district on Sunday.

india Updated: Jun 08, 2020 06:39 IST

Security personnel during an encounter with militants, at Reban in Shopian district, Sunday, June 7, 2020. Five militants were killed during the gun battle. Security personnel during an encounter with militants, at Reban in Shopian district, Sunday, June 7, 2020. Five militants were killed during the gun battle. (PTI)

An encounter broke out between militants and the security forces in Pinjora area of Shopian district of Jammu-Kashmir on Monday morning.

Further details are awaited.

Security forces had killed five militants in a joint operation by the army, CRPF and Shopian Police in the district on Sunday.

An operation was launched early in the morning after a tip off about the presence of terrorists at Reban village. The militants were killed after a 12 hour encounter.

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