Militants Escape After Brief Encounter In South Kashmir’s Shopian

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Srinagar- The Jammu and Kashmir police on Tuesday said that militants managed to escape after brief encounter in Reban Zainapora area of South Kashmir’s Shopian district.

News agency GNS quoting a top police officer reported that after the initial contact was established with the hiding militants, there was complete lull in firing from both sides.

The searches continued throughout night, however no militant was found at the encounter. It seems that due to darkness militants believed to be two in number managed to escape, the officer added.

Yesterday late night an encounter ensued between militants and government forces in Reban area of Shopian.

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