Women pleading before a security personnel to allow them to move forward near Rangreth area in the city outskirts where Hizbul Mujahideen chief Dr Saifullah was killed during an encounter  ensued after a Cordon and Search Operation in Srinagar on Sunday.
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Encounter breaks out in  Shopian

Acting on specific input about the presence of militants at Chermarg in the Zainapora area of Shopian, security forces launched a cordon and search operation there, a police official said.
Encounter breaks out in  Shopian

Srinagar: An encounter broke out between militants and security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district on Saturday, police said.

Acting on specific input about the presence of militants at Chermarg in the Zainapora area of Shopian, security forces launched a cordon and search operation there, a police official said.

He said as the forces were conducting searches in the area, the hiding militants fired upon them.

The forces retaliated, ensuing an encounter, the official said.

The exchange of firing is going on and further details are awaited, he said.

 

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Encounter breaks out in  Shopian