Encounter breaks out in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian, third since Sunday

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Three terrorists are believed to be trapped inside a house in Sugoo village, according to police.

india Updated: Jun 10, 2020 07:39 IST

Shopian has seen three encounters this week. 3 terrorists are trapped as gunbattle continues between terrorists and the armed forces. Shopian has seen three encounters this week. 3 terrorists are trapped as gunbattle continues between terrorists and the armed forces. (Waseem Andrabi / HT Photos/For Representative Purposes Only)

An gunbattle broke out between the security forces and terrorists at a village in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district on Wednesday.

Three terrorists are believed to be trapped inside a house in Sugoo village, according to police.

The encounter began around 1.30 am when Army Police and the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) began an operation on specific input about presence of militants in the village

This is third encounter in Shopian district since Sunday.

Nine militants were already killed in two encounters.

More details are awaited.

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