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4 militants killed in Shopian encounter

Four militants were killed in an operation by security forces in South Kashmir’s Shopian on June 23 morning.

A police spokesman said that on a credible input about militants, a cordon and search operation was launched at Panzar area in Shopian by the security forces.

“In the ensuing encounter, four militants were killed and the bodies were retrieved from the site of the encounter. The identities and affiliations of the killed terrorists are being ascertained,” said the police.

Incriminating material, including arms and ammunition, was recovered from the site of encounter, the police added.

Source: thehindu.com

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