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Encounter breaks out between security forces, militants in J&K's Sopore

An encounter broke out between security forces and militants in Sopore area of Baramulla district ...

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Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

An encounter broke out between security forces and militants in Sopore area of Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday, police said.

Security forces launched a cordon and search operation at Hardshiva in Sopore area, of north Kashmir, this morning after receiving specific information about the presence of militants in the area, a police officer said.testing.. we are here....

He said the search operation turned into an encounter after terrorists fired upon a search party of the forces, who retaliated. The exchange of firing is going on and further details are awaited.

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First Published: Wed, July 01 2020. 13:28 IST
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