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J&K: Three militants killed in Shopian encounter

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J&K: Three militants killed in Shopian encounter

Srinagar, May 31 (HS): Three terrorists were killed as a gunfight broke out with Army jawans at Dragad Sugan area of south Kashmir’s Shopian district early this morning.

A police officer said that a joint team of army’s 44 RR, SOG and CRPF launched a cordon and search operation at Dragad Sugan area during pre-dawn hours today.

He further said that cordon was launched on specific information in the area. He added that three militants were trapped in the cordon and later they were neutralised.

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