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Encounter breaks out between security forces, militants in Shopian

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

An encounter broke out between security forces and militants in district of today, police said.

The militants opened firing on an patrol at Jamnagri in district, the police said, adding that the personnel retaliated the fire which triggered the gunbattle.

No casualties were reported.

Earlier in the day, security forces launched a in forest area of Tral in district following a brief exchange of firing with militants, a said.

He said the security forces launched a as the ultras fled in thick vegetation of the forest.

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First Published: Wed, May 16 2018. 18:30 IST