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Disruption of Search Ops: Div Com appeals elders to counsel youth

Hundreds of people disrupted the CASO launched on June 16, 2017 in Arwani Kulgam where a gunfight between militants and Indian armed forces was going on. However, three militants died while two civilians were killed in armed forces action. (FPK Photo/Shah Hilal)

Srinagar: As people remain adamant and continue to disrupt the military operations during gun fights, the government has once again renewed its appeal asking people to stay away from the encounter sites.

Two civilians were killed when hundreds of people tried to help militants escape an encounter site in Arwani area of Kulgam district on Friday.

The armed personnel of Indian army, CRPF and J&K police had launched cordon and search operation (CASO) around 4 am in the area following reports of militant presence.

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