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Encounter Between Security Forces And Militants Underway In Kashmir's Shopian

Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Reban area of Shopian in South Kashmir this morning after receiving specific information about the presence of militants in the area, a police official said.

Encounter Between Security Forces And Militants Underway In Kashmir's Shopian
Security forces jawans stand guard during an encounter with the militants. | File photo
Encounter Between Security Forces And Militants Underway In Kashmir's Shopian
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2020-06-07T09:32:11+05:30

An encounter broke out between security forces and militants in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday, police said.

Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Reban area of Shopian in South Kashmir this morning after receiving specific information about the presence of militants in the area, a police official said.

He said the search operation turned into an encounter after militants fired upon a search party of the forces, who retaliated.

The exchange of fire is underway and further details are awaited.

(More details awaited)  

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