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J-K: Five army jawans injured in terror attack in Shopian

ANI  |  Shopian (Jammu and Kashmir) [India] 

Five army jawans were injured and two others seriously hurt in an ongoing encounter with terrorists in the Shopian district on a late Saturday night.

Three to four terrorists, including a commander, are believed to be trapped, while two are suspected to have been killed.

Inspector General of Police, Kashmir, Munir Khan, said, "The terrorists initiated unprovoked and indiscriminate firing of small arms, automatics and mortars who were believed to be in the village".

retaliated strongly and effectively to the ceasefire violation that took place.

More details are awaited.

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First Published: Sun, August 13 2017. 03:26 IST