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Shopian Encounter: 01 militant killed, 03 army men injured

01 M4 Rifle Also recovered from slain militant

Srinagar, March 27:One militant was killed while three army man were injured in a Gunfight at Wangam area in South Kashmir’s Shopian district on Saturday.

Official sources told that one militant was killed and three army soldiers received bullet wounds in an encounter, however, the identity of the slain militant is yet to be ascertained.

One American made assault M4 Rifle was also recovered from the slain militant.

Earlier a joint team of Police and army launched a cordon and search operation in Wangam.

As the joint team of forces approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon the forces, triggering off an gunfight.(GNS)

 

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