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Jammu & Kashmir: Terrorist shot dead in encounter in Shopian

By Dinkle Popli -- January 22, 2022 6:47 pm -- Updated:January 22, 2022 6:52 pm

Shopian (Jammu and Kashmir) January 22: A terrorist was killed in an encounter with security forces at Kashmir's Shopian on Saturday, police reported.

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The encounter broke out at the village Kilbal area of Shopian. Police and security forces are

on the operation, said Kashmir Zonal Police in a Tweet.  However, further details are awaited.

Acting on specific information about the presence of militants in the Kilbal area of the south Kashmir district, security forces launched a cordon and search operation there, a police official said.

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He said as the forces were conducting searches in the area, the militants fired on them.

The forces retaliated and the encounter broke out, the official said, adding that a militant was killed.

The identity and group affiliation of the slain ultra is being ascertained, he said.

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-PTC News

 

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