Military operation against militants starts in Feripora Shopian, says police

Armed forces near a military operation site in Kashmir [FPK File Photo/Vikar Syed]

Shopian: A military operation has been launched by armed forces personnel against militants in Feripora area of South Kashmir’s Shopian district, police said on Tuesday.

Quoting officials, news agency Kashmir News Observer (KNO) reported that the exchange of fire is on in the area and two to three militants are believed to be trapped.

Notably, it is the 5th encounter in Jammu and Kashmir in last 30 hours.

In four different military operations since yesterday, five militants one each in Anantnag and Bandipora and three militants were killed in Shopian while as in forests of Poonch area, five armed forces personnel were killed, as per the police.

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