Jammu and Kashmir: An encounter broke out between security forces and terrorists in the Heff Shrimal area in Shopian district of Kashmir on Monday.
Security forces had launched a cordon and search operation in the Heff Shirmal area of the district following information about the presence of militants there, a police official said.
He said the ultras opened fire on the security forces who retaliated, triggering an encounter.
The police said that one militant had been killed in the cross-firing in Shopian district.
At least two or three militants were trapped in the crossfire between security forces and terrorists, said police.
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