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Military operation against militants begins in south Kashmir’s Shopian

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Shopian: A military operation against militants has begun in Sugan village in Zainapora area of south Kashmir’s Shopian district on Tuesday evening.

Official sources said that a joint team of Police, army’s 44 RR and CRPF launched a cordon and search operation on specific information about the presence of militants in the area.

They said that as the joint teams of armed forces personnel approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon them, triggering an operation.

Official sources also confirmed the exchange of gunfire between armed forces personnel and militants.

 

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