South Kashmir: Encounter breaks out in Shopian

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Srinagar,: An encounter broke out between militants and government forces in Nowgam Check area of South Kashmir’s Shopian district on Wednesday evening.


Reports said that a joint team of Police and army launched a cordon and search operation in Nowgam Check.


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  about exchange of firing between militants and security forces.(GNS)

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