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Shopian Gunfight: Two militants killed, Search on

Jahangeer Ganaie

Shopian, Oct 14 (KNO): Two militants have been killed in a gunfight between government forces and militants in Chakoora area of South Kashmir’s Shopian district.

A senior police officer told news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that two unidentified militant have been killed while as search operation is on in the area.

Earlier an official said that a joint team of Police, army’s 34 RR and CRPF launched a cordon and search operation on specific information about the presence of militants in the area.

He said that as the joint teams of forces approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon them which was retaliated, triggering an encounter—(KNO)

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