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Encounter breaks out in Gopalpora, Second in Kulgam within one hour

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KULGAM: Another encounter has started between militants and security forces now in the Gopalpora area of South Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Wednesday.

Reports said that a joint team of Police, Army and CRPF launched a cordon and search operation in Gopalpora. As the joint team of forces approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon the forces, triggering off a gunfight.

A senior police officer also confirmed about the exchange of firing between militants and security forces. Pertinently, another encounter is underway in Pombai area of Kulgam where three militants are believed to be trapped.(GNS)


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