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Shopian Encounter: 01 militant killed, operation on: Police

Shopian Encounter: 01 militant killed, operation on: Police
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Srinagar, Apr 1: One militant has been killed in an ongoing overnight encounter at Turkwagam area of south Kashmir’s Shopian district on Friday.

A top police officer said that one militant has been killed as the body can be seen from a distance.

However, the identity of the slain militant is yet to be ascertained as gunfight is still underway, the officer added.

Earlier on Thursday evening reports said that a joint team of Police and army launched a cordon and search operation in Turkwagam.

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


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