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‘Lull’ after brief exchange of gunfire in military operation against militants in Shopian, searches on

Srinagar: A ‘lull’ prevailed after a brief exchange of gunfire between militants and armed forces personnel in Kanigam village of Imamsahib belt in south Kashmir’s Shopian district on Friday.

A senior police officer told news agency KNO that after the initial exchange of fire, a search operation was launched in the area. “After the initial contact, no fresh contact has been established yet,” he said.

He said the initial exchange took place in nearby orchards of the village and during initial exchange militants managed to run towards the residential houses.

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