South Kashmir: Encounter breaks out in Shopian

South Kashmir: Encounter breaks out in Shopian


Srinagar, February 18: Encounter has started between militants and government forces in Badigam of South Kashmir’s Shopian district on thursday night.

Reports reaching GNS that a joint team of Police, Army and CRPF launched a cordon and search operation in Badigam.

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

A senior police officer also confirmed to GNS about exchange of firing between militants and security forces.

As per the sources two to three militants are believed to be trapped.(GNS).


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