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Encounter breaks out in Wathoo Shopian

Encounter breaks out in Wathoo Shopian

Shopian: An encounter broke out between security forces and militants at Wathoo Shirmal village of South Kashmir’s Shopian district, officials said on Wednesday.

An official told that a joint of team of police, Army and CRPF after receiving information about the presence of militants launched a search operation in the area.

He said that as the joint team of forces intensified searches towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon the party, which was retaliated, triggering an encounter.

He said that the exchange of fire is on and two to three militants are believed to be trapped in the area.

 

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