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Fresh firing erupts in Shopian; operation still on

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August 13, 2017 14:01


Fresh firing erupted today at the encounter site in Shopian district of south Kashmir, where three terrorists were killed this morning, police said.

Two armymen had lost their life in the gunfight yesterday, while three others were injured.

"Fresh firing has erupted at the encounter site at Zainapora in Shopian," a police official said.

He said as the forces were conducting search at the encounter site after killing three terrorists, fresh firing started from the debris.

The operation is still on, the official said.

The encounter began yesterday.

"Three terrorists have been killed in the encounter at Zainapora in Shopian," Director General of Police (DGP), S P Vaid told PTI earlier.

Vaid said the identity and group affiliation of the gunned down terrorists is being ascertained. -- PTI

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