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3 militants killed in encounter in Jammu & Kashmir’s Shopian

This is the third encounter in the area in four days. Earlier in the week, nine Hizbul Mujahideen militants were killed in two back-to-back operations.

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Srinagar: Three militants were killed in an encounter with security forces in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday, police said here.

A cordon-and-search operation was launched in the Sugoo area of Shopian in south Kashmir in the morning on receiving specific information about the presence of militants in the area, a police official said.

He said the operation turned into an encounter after the militants fired upon a search party of the forces, who retaliated.

Three militants were killed in the exchange of fire, the official added.

This is the third encounter in Shopian in four days. Nine Hizbul Mujahideen militants, including a self-styled commander, were killed in two gun battles with the security forces on Sunday and Monday.

Also read:With 9 killed in Shopian encounter, total count of slain militants in J&K is 93 this year


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  1. Keep killing terrorists.
    Thanks to Modi ji, this is confined to JK only, or in Congi government blasts occurring were all over the country and bhand media was not criticising.

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