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Jammu and Kashmir: Encounter underway in Shopian

File photo. Photograph:( ANI )

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India May 21, 2019, 04.38 PM (IST)

An exchange of fire reported Tuesday between security forces and militants in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir, ANI report said quoting a police officer. 

An encounter broke out between security forces and militants in the forest area of Yarwan in Shopian district, he said.

Additional security forces have been rushed to the area for strengthening the cordon, the police officer added.