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Gunfight breaks out in Shopian

An encounter broke out between armed forces and militants in the Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir on Monday, police said.

Forces launched a cordon and search operation in the Pandoshan area of the district following information about the presence of militants there, a police official said.

He said the search operation turned into an encounter after the militants opened fire on the forces, who retaliated.

There were no reports of any casualties so far on either side, the police official added.

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