Encounter breaks out in North Kashmir's Sopore
Sources told IBNS that on a tip off Police and army launched a search operation in Sofi Hamam area of Sopore town, about the presence of some militants believed to be inside a house.
When the security forces approached towards the house, the militants opened fire at them with automatic weapons triggering a gunbattle which is still on at 10 am.
Senior police officials of the town told IBNS that initial reports suggest that one Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorist t is inside the house.
(Reporting by Saleem Iqbal Qadri)