Encounter starts in Sopore forests

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By Fast Kashmir on 30/11/2017.

Encounter starts in Sopore forests

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Srinagar Nov 30: An encounter started between militants and Goverment forces at Sagipora forest area of Sopore in North Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Thursday.

Official sources told GNS that a joint team of army’s 22 RR and SOG launched a cordon and search operation at Sagipora forest following specific inputs about the presence of some militants in the area.

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As such the joint team of forces intensified the combing operation to trace the hiding militants and fired several warning shots.

The fire was retaliated by the militants triggering of a gunfight. When reports last came the exchange of heavy gun fire was going on. (GNS)