Security personnel injured in encounter with militants in Shopian

SRINAGAR: A security force personnel was injured in an encounter with militants in Jammu and Kashmir”s Shopian district on Thursday, police said.
Security forces launched a cordon-and-search operation in Shopian town”s Baba Mohalla following information about the presence of militants there, a police official said.
He said the search operation turned into an encounter after the militants opened fire on the security forces, who retaliated.
A security personnel sustained injuries in the firing, the official said, adding that the operation was going on. (AGENCY)