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Encounter breaks out in J&K's Shopian during security search operation

An encounter has started between terrorists and security forces at Haripora area in South Kashmir's Shopian district, police officials said on Thursday

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Jammu and Kashmir | Shopian

IANS  |  Srinagar 



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Encounter underway

An encounter has started between terrorists and security forces at Haripora area in South Kashmir's district, police officials said on Thursday.

"Encounter has started at Haripora area of . Police and security forces are on the job," police said.

The firefight between terrorists and security forces took place after a joint team of the police and the security forces cordoned off the area and launched a search operation on the basis of specific information about the presence of terrorists.

As the security forces zeroed in on the site where terrorists were hiding they came under a heavy volume of fire that triggered the encounter.

 

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First Published: Thu, April 07 2022. 06:51 IST

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