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Encounter breaks out in J-K's Shopian

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23 Sep 2021, 11:55 GMT+10

Shopian (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], September 23 (ANI): An encounter broke out between security forces and terrorists at the Kashwa area in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian on Thursday, the police said.

In a tweet, Kashmir Zone Police said: "Encounter has started at Kashwa area of Shopian. Police and security forces are on the job."Further details are awaited.

Earlier, terrorists on Wednesday fired upon a civilian at Chitragam Kalan area in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian, the police said.

Police identified the civilian as Zameer Ahmad Bhat, who is a shopkeeper by profession and a resident of Dangerpora Chitragam Kalan.

According to the police, Bhat received gunshot injuries in his leg and was rushed to a nearby hospital for treatment where his condition is said to be stable.

"Today at about 9:45 pm, the Shopian Police received information about a terror crime incident in at Chitragam Kalan area of Shopian where terrorists had fired upon a civilian. Senior Police officers reached the terror crime spot," the statement issued by the J-K police read. (ANI)

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