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Encounter breaks out in J&K's Shopian district

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

An encounter broke out today between militants and security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's district, police said.

Security forces have launched a cordon and in a village in the district following information about the presence of militants there, a said.

He said the turned into an encounter after the militants opened fired on the security forces, who retaliated.

So far, there are no reports of casualties on either side, the said.

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First Published: Tue, July 10 2018. 14:10 IST