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Militant killed in ongoing Shopian encounter


Srinagar, May 12 : A militant has been killed in an ongoing encounter with government forces at Hind Sitapora area of south Kashmir’s Shopian district on Sunday.

Reports reaching said that the a joint team of army’s 34RR and SOG launched a cordon-and-search operation at Sitapora village today pre-dawn hours.

As the joint team of forces intensified the searches and fired some warning shots towards the suspected spot, the militants hiding inside opened fire leading to a gunfight, they said.

A police officer told that that the cordon was laid following specific information about the presence of some militants in the area which resulted into an encounter.

In the initial phase of gunfight, one militant has been killed and operation is going on. (GNS))

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