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Two militants killed in Shopian Gunfight


Shopian: Two militants were killed in a brief shootout at Shopian in south Kashmir after government forces launched a cordon and search operation today.

The search operation was launched jointly by 34RR, J&K police and CRPF on a specific input about presence of militants at Gahand village. As soon as the forces came close to suspected spot, the hiding militants open fire resulting into an encounter.

The identity and affiliation of killed militants couldn’t be ascertained at this stage.

A police source said that the hiding militants opened fire during the search operation, triggering an encounter.

The official Twitter handle of J&K police said the area is under cordon after exchange of fire.

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