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    Encounter breaks out in Shopian

     


    Encounter breaks out in Shopian

    Jahangir Ganaie

    Shopian, Dec 25 (KNO): An encounter broke out between security forces and militants in Chowgam area of South Kashmir's Shopian district, officials said on Saturday

    An official told the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that a joint of team of  police, Army and CRPF after receiving information about the presence of militants launched search operation in the area.

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

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

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