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Military operation against militants starts in Shopian, says police 

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Shopian: A military operation against militants has started in Zeipora area of south Kashmir’s Shopian district on Monday.

Officials said that a joint team of Police, Army and CRPF launched a Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) on specific information about the presence of militants in the area.

They said as the joint team of armed forces approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon them, which was retaliated, thus triggering the operation.

 

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