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Encounter breaks out in Shopian

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SHOPIAN: Encounter has started between militants and forces in Shirmal Zainapora South Kashmir’s Shopian district on Monday.

Reports said that a joint team of Police, Army’s 44RR and CRPF launched a cordon and search operation in Heff Shirmal.

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 exchange of firing between militants and security forces. As per the sources two militants are believed to be trapped.(GNS)

 

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