South Kashmir: Encounter breaks out in Shopian

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Srinagar, July 18 : Gunfight has started between militants and government forces in Sidiq Khan area of South Kashmir’s Shopian district on Sunday.

Reports told that a joint team of Police, Army’s 34RR and CRPF launched a cordon and search operation in Sidiq Khan.

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

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

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

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