Encounter broke out in Shopian

SHOPIAN: Encounter has started between militants and government forces in Tulran area of South Kashmir’s Shopian district on Monday.

Reports reaching GNS that a joint team of Police, Army’s 34RR and CRPF launched a cordon and search operation in Tulran.

As the joint team of forces approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon the forces, triggering off a gunfight.

A senior police officer also confirmed to GNS about the exchange of firing between militants and security forces.

As per the sources two to three militants are believed to be trapped.

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Pertinently this is the third Encounter in Valley since the last 24 hrs, two militants were killed one each from Anantnag and Bandipora.

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