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Encounter breaks in Shopian

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SRINAGAR: An encounter broke out between security forces and terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district on Friday, police said.

Acting on specific information about the presence of terrorists in the Chotigam area of the south Kashmir district, the security forces launched a cordon-and-search operation there early in the morning, a police official said.

He said the search operation turned into an encounter after the terrorists fired upon the forces, who retaliated.

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