Jammu and Kashmir: Encounter between cops and militants underway in Shopian

Around 2 to 3 militants are believed to be trapped in the area.

Published: 03rd December 2018 08:22 AM  |   Last Updated: 03rd December 2018 08:22 AM   |  A+A-

Jammu and Kashmir, Encounter

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SHOPIAN: An encounter between security forces and militants is underway in the Sangran village of Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district.

Around 2 to 3 militants are believed to be trapped in the area.

This comes after two militants were killed in an encounter in the Khrew area of Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district last week.

Arms and ammunition were recovered from the slain militants. The police stated that no collateral damage took place during the encounter.

Further details are awaited.

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