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Militant killed as encounter breaks out in Kupwara, Another trapped: Police


SRINAGAR: A militant has been killed in an ongoing encounter with security forces in North Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Sunday, officials said.

Kashmir Zone Police in tweet said, “Kupwara Police launched a joint anti-militant operation along with Army’s 28RR on the disclosure of an arrested militant Showket Ahmed Sheikh in Lolab area of Kupwara,”.

In another tweet, ” During search of hideouts, hiding militants fired upon joint search parties and our team also retaliated, in which one militant got killed. The arrested terrorist also got trapped. Encounter in progress. Further details shall follow,”.(GNS)


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