Breaking: Encounter breaks out in south Kashmir Village

Srinagar, June 20: A fierce gunfight broke out between militants and government forces in Lakadpora Pudsoo in South Kashmir’s Shopian district on Saturday.

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

As the joint team of forces approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon them. The fire was retaliated by the joint team, triggering off an encounter.

A senior police officer confirmed to GNS the exchange of fire between the joint team and the militants. As per the sources, two to three militants are believed to be trapped.

Pertinently this is 6th encounter in Shopian district in this month 22 militants have been killed including few Top commander so far.(GNS)

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